Cruveilhier Cru·veil·hier (krōō-vāl-yā’, krü-vě-), Jean. 1791-1874.
French anatomist who was the first to describe multiple sclerosis.
- Cruveilhier-baumgarten murmur
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten murmur (boum’gär’tn) n. A murmur heard over the collateral veins in the abdominal wall that connect the portal and caval venous systems.
- Cruveilhier-baumgarten sign
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten sign n. An indication of hepatic cirrhosis with portal hypertension in which a murmur, created by recanalization of the umbilical vein and reverse blood flow from the liver into the abdominal veins, is heard over a Medusa head.
[kruhks] /krʌks/ noun, plural cruxes, cruces [kroo-seez] /ˈkru siz/ (Show IPA) 1. a vital, basic, decisive, or pivotal point: The crux of the trial was his whereabouts at the time of the murder. 2. a cross. 3. something that torments by its puzzling nature; a perplexing difficulty. [kruhks] /krʌks/ noun, genitive Crucis [kroo-sis] /ˈkru sɪs/ […]
- Cruveilhier-baumgarten syndrome
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome n. Cirrhosis of the liver associated with patent umbilical or paraumbilical veins and varicose periumbilical veins.