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  1. Virginia,1909–74, U.S. physician: developed test to evaluate health of newborns.
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Historical Examples of apgar

  • It looked like the sky that time when Apgar's barn was on fire.

    Half-Past Seven Stories

    Robert Gordon Anderson

  • There was little he could say to make the sad lot of the Apgar family any easier.

  • "He's a stranger—that's sure," said Mr. Apgar, Sandy's father.

  • That fellow may have designs on some of your farm buildings, Mr. Apgar.

  • "I think that man was real kind," said Mrs. Apgar, as she heard the story.