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McDowell

[muh k-dou-uh l] /məkˈdaʊ əl/
noun
1.
Ephraim, 1771–1830, U.S. surgeon.
2.
Irvin, 1818–85, Union general in the American Civil War.
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McDowell Mc·Dow·ell (mək-dou'əl), Ephraim. 1771-1830.

American surgeon who performed (1809) the first recorded ovariotomy.

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