- A dictionary of medical eponyms

Ettore Rossi - bibliography

Related eponyms


Swiss paediatrician, August 31, 1915, Locarno; died December 15, 1998, Bern.


  • E. Rossi, A. Prader:
    Die Angiokardiographie bei angeborenen Herzfehlern.
    Schweizerische Medizinische Wochenschrift, Basel, 1948, 78: 1054-1064.

  • Ettore Rossi, Edouard Gugler, Franco Vasella:
    Pädiatrie. 3rd edition, 1997, Thieme Verlag
  • J. Peña Guitián:
    Profesor Ettore Rossi.
    Anales espanoles de pediatria, Madrid, 1999, 50: 221.
  • Biographische Sammlung der Schweizerischen Landesbibliothek Bern (Presseartikel).
  • Kürschners Deutscher Gelehrtenkalender. 13 th edition, Berlin/New York 1980.
  • Dozenten der Universität Bern 1528-1984.
    Ergänzungsband zu: Hochschulgeschichte Berns, 1528-1984 : zur 150-Jahr-Feier der Universität Bern 1984 / [hrsg. im Auftrag des Regierungsrates des Kt. Bern von der Kommission für bernische Hochschulgeschichte] Bern : Universität, 1984.

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.