Sir William MacEwen
MacEwen, Sir William (məkyōˈən) [key], 1848–1924, Scottish surgeon. A professor of surgery at the Univ. of Glasgow, he was noted for his work on bone grafting, on the radical cure of hernia, and especially on surgery of the brain and spinal cord.
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