Semmelweiss Sem·mel·weiss (zěm’əl-vīs’), Ignaz Philipp. 1818-1865.
Hungarian physician who pioneered the use of antiseptics in obstetrics as the result of his discovery that puerperal fever is a form of septicemia. His methods reduced mortalities but were not widely adopted until after his death.
noun 1. Raphael, 1809–77, Confederate admiral in the American Civil War.
noun 1. (Scot) a vest
noun 1. a granular, milled product of durum wheat, consisting almost entirely of endosperm particles, used chiefly in the making of pasta. noun 1. the large hard grains of wheat left after flour has been bolted, used for puddings, soups, etc
SEMPA Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants
noun 1. a village in central Switzerland: Austrians defeated by Swiss 1386. noun 1. a village in central Switzerland, in Lucerne canton on Lake Sempach: scene of the victory (1386) of the Swiss over the Hapsburgs