Simpson

[ simp-suh n ]
/ ˈsɪmp sən /
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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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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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Medicine 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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