Simpson

[ simp-suhn ]
/ ˈsɪmp sən /

noun

James Young, 1811–70, Scottish professor of obstetrics and obstetrician: pioneer in use of ether and chloroform as anesthetics.
O(renthal) J(ames), born 1946, U.S. football player.

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British Dictionary definitions for Simpson

Simpson
/ (ˈsɪmpsən, ˈsɪmsən) /

noun

Sir James Young. 1811–70, Scottish obstetrician, who pioneered the use of chloroform as an anaesthetic
Wallis (Warfield) (ˈwɒlɪs). See Edward VIII
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Medical definitions for Simpson

Simpson
[ sĭmpsən ]
Sir James Young 1811-1870

British obstetrician and a founder of gynecology. He is also known for introducing the use of chloroform as an anesthetic.
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