What is Sir James Young Simpson?

  • (noun): Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870).
    Synonyms: Simpson

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    In my grandmother’s house there was always chicken soup
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