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Sutton Sut·ton (sŭt'n), Walter Stanborough. 1877-1916.
American physician and geneticist who described the behavior of chromosomes in cell division and provided evidence that chromosomes contain units of inheritance.
outer borough of London. It lies on the southern perimeter at the edge of the Green Belt and is bordered by Surrey (south and west) and the boroughs of Croydon (east) and Kingston upon Thames and Merton (north). Sutton was established in 1965 by the amalgamation of Sutton and Cheam, Beddington and Wallington, and the urban district of Carshalton. It belongs to the historic county of Surrey and includes such areas and historic villages as (roughly from north to south) Hackbridge, Worcester Park (in part), Cheam Common, Waddon (in part), Sutton, Carshalton, Beddington, Lower Cheam, Cheam (in part), Wallington, Belmont (in part), Little Woodcote, and Woodmansterne (in part)