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Simp·son(sĭmp′sən), George Gaylord 1902-1984.
American paleontologist whose synthesis of population genetics with paleontology in his work on fossil mammals contributed to the development of modern evolutionary biology.
Simpson, Sir James Young 1811-1870.
British physician who pioneered the use of ether and chloroform in obstetrics (1847).
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1. (Biography) Sir James Young. 1811–70, Scottish obstetrician, who pioneered the use of chloroform as an anaesthetic
2. (Biography) Wallis (Warfield). See Edward VIII
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Wallis Warfield, Windsor, Duchess of.
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|Noun||1.||Simpson - United States divorcee whose marriage to Edward VIII created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication|
|2.||Simpson - Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870)|
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