- Family of Scottish anatomists and educators, including Alexander, (1697-1767), a renowned professor of anatomy at Edinburgh University (from 1720), who helped establish Edinburgh as a center of medical training and his son Alexander, (1733-1817), who worked on methods of surgical anesthesia.
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Examples from the Web for monro
After an unheeded remonstrance, Miss Monro went to do her bidding.
She loved Miss Monro—all the servants—especially Dixon, the coachman.
Miss Monro was out of all patience at his entire calmness and reasonableness.
And that is, perhaps, the final significance of Mr Monro's work.Studies of Contemporary Poets
Mary C. Sturgeon
Bobby was killed by the kick of an ass, and fell into the hands of Dr Monro.The Court of Cacus