- A dictionary of medical eponyms

J. C. Rolland


Related eponyms

French physician.

Biography of J. C. Rolland

J.C. Rolland is the doyen de la Faculté de Médecine, Departement de Sciences Humaines, Faculté de Médecine de Tours.


  • S. Cloarec, G. Deschenes, M. Sagnier, J.C. Rolland, and H. Nivet:
    Hypertension arterielle par intoxication au mercure: interet diagnostique du captopril.
    [Arterial hypertension due to mercury poisoning: diagnostic value of captopril]
    Archives de pédiatrie, 1995, 2(1): 43-46.

What is an eponym?

An eponym is a word derived from the name of a person, whether real or fictional. A medical eponym is thus any word related to medicine, whose name is derived from a person.

What is Whonamedit?

Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.


Whonamedit? does not give medical advice.
This survey of medical eponyms and the persons behind them is meant as a general interest site only. No information found here must under any circumstances be used for medical purposes, diagnostically, therapeutically or otherwise. If you, or anybody close to you, is affected, or believe to be affected, by any condition mentioned here: see a doctor.