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Barnes-Neville-Simpson forceps (Robert Barnes, Sir James Young Simpson)

Alternative eponyms

  • Barnes-Neville-Simpson obstetrical forceps

Related people

An obstetrical forceps.

Description

A delivery forceps. May be the same as Barnes-Neville forceps.

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