Alexander Monro (secundus)

Alexander Monro (May 22, 1733 – October 2, 1817) was a Scottish physician and medical educator. To distinguish him as the second of three generations of physicians of the same name, he is known as "secundus". His students included the naval physician and abolitionist Thomas Trotter.

ee also

* Monro's cyst
* Monro's foramen
* Monro's point
* Monro's sulcus
* Monro-Kellie doctrine

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  • Monro-Kellie-Hypothese — Die Monro Kellie Doktrin, auch Monro Kellie Hypothese genannt, besagt, dass die Summe der drei Komponenten: Gehirngewebe, Blut, und Liquor cerebrospinalis innerhalb der Schädelhöhle stets gleich bleiben muss, um den intrakraniellen Druck konstant …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Monro bursa foramen line sulcus — Mon·ro bursa, foramen, line, sulcus (mən roґ) [Alexander Monro (Secundus), Scottish anatomist and surgeon, 1733–1817] see bursa intratendinea olecrani, foramen interventriculare, and sulcus hypothalamicus, and see under line …   Medical dictionary

  • Monro family — Family of Scottish physicians. Three generations of the family made the University of Edinburgh an international centre of medical teaching, holding the chair of anatomy for 126 years (1720–1846) without interruption. Alexander primus (b. Sept. 8 …   Universalium

  • Monro, Alexander, secundus — ▪ Scottish physician, anatomist, and educator born March 10, 1733, Edinburgh died Oct. 2, 1817, Edinburgh       physician who, with his father, Alexander primus (1697–1767), and his son, Alexander tertius (1773–1859), played a major role in… …   Universalium

  • Monro, Alexander, primus — ▪ Scottish physician and professor of anatomy born Sept. 8, 1697, London died July 10, 1767, Edinburgh       physician, first professor of anatomy and surgery at the newly founded University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, University of) medical school …   Universalium

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