Definition of Sir james young simpson

1. Noun. Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870).

Exact synonyms: Simpson
Generic synonyms: Doc, Doctor, Dr., Md, Medico, Physician



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sir James Young Simpson

Sir Humphrey Davy
Sir Humphrey Gilbert
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Sir Jack Hobbs
Sir Jacob Epstein
Sir James Augustus Henry Murray
Sir James Augustus Murray
Sir James Clark Ross
Sir James Dewar
Sir James George Frazer
Sir James Matthew Barrie
Sir James Murray
Sir James Paget
Sir James Paul McCartney
Sir James Young Simpson
Sir John Carew Eccles
Sir John Cockcroft
Sir John Cowdery Kendrew
Sir John Douglas Cockcroft
Sir John Everett Millais
Sir John Falstaff
Sir John Frederick William Herschel
Sir John Gielgud
Sir John Hawkins
Sir John Hawkyns
Sir John Herschel
Sir John Ross
Sir John Suckling
Sir John Tenniel

Literary usage of Sir james young simpson

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1. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"sir james young simpson (l8l 1-1870) who introduced in 1847 the use of chloroform as an anaesthetic. He was Professor of Midwifery in the University of ..."

2. Transactions of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society by Edinburgh Obstetrical Society (1872)
"... loss the Society had sustained by the death of sir james young simpson, on the 6th inst. The motion was seconded by Dr BURN, and unanimously agreed to. ..."

3. The Scottish Antiquary, Or, Northern Notes & Queries edited by Arthur Washington Cornelius Hallen, John Horne Stevenson (1897)
"Famous Scots Series—Life of sir james young simpson, by Eve Blantyre Simpson (Messrs. Oliphant, Anderson and Ferrier, Edinburgh and London), 8vo, price is. ..."

4. The Scottish Antiquary, Or, Northern Notes & Queries edited by Arthur Washington Cornelius Hallen, John Horne Stevenson (1897)
"Famous Scots Series—Life of sir james young simpson, by Eve Blantyre Simpson (Messrs. Oliphant, Anderson and Ferrier, Edinburgh and London), 8vo, price is. ..."

5. The Poets and Poetry of Linlithgowshire: An Anthology of the County by Alexander M. Bisset (1896)
"sir james young simpson. 1811-1870. TAMES YOUNG SIMPSON was born at Bathgate ort V the 7th of June, 1811. His father followed the trade of a baker there, ..."

6. Historic Memorials & Reminiscences of Stockbridge, the Dean, and Water of by Cumberland Hill (1887)
"sir james young simpson, BART. James Young Simpson was the seventh son and eighth child of David Simpson and Mary Jarvey, and was born at Bathgate, ..."

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