Chamberlen forceps

the original form of obstetrical forceps, invented by Peter Chamberlen (1560–1631), and disclosed by Hugh Chamberlen (1664–1728).

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  • Chamberlen forceps — Cham·ber·len forceps (chāmґbər lən) [Peter Chamberlen, English obstetrician, 1560–1631] see under forceps …   Medical dictionary

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  • Chamberlen, Hugh, The Elder — ▪ British midwife born 1630, London died c. 1720       British male midwife, prominent member of a family of medical men remembered for the parts they played in the introduction of the obstetrical forceps. Hugh was the grandnephew of Peter… …   Universalium

  • forceps de Chamberlen — primitivo forceps obstétrico inventado por Chamberlen en 1647, con una sola curva en las ramas para la cabeza del feto Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010. fórceps de Chamberlen Uno de los primero …   Diccionario médico

  • Chamberlen — (spr. tschēm ), Peter, der Sohn eines aus Frankreich nach England ausgewanderten Hugenotten, war 1598 Mitglied der Barber Surgeons Company in London und starb 1631 als Chirurg der Königin zu Downe in Kent. Er erfand eine Geburtszange, die 200… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Forceps — Pour les forceps du perce oreille, voir Cerque. forceps obstétrical, Smellie (1792) Les forceps (ce nom est un nom latin se traduisant par tenailles) sont des instr …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Forceps — An instrument with two blades and a handle used for handling, grasping, or compressing. Many types of forceps are employed in medicine, including the alligator forceps (an angled instrument with jaws at the end), tissue forceps (a form of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Chamberlen (the Elder), Peter — SUBJECT AREA: Medical technology [br] b. c. 1601 London, England d. 22 December 1683 Woodham Mortimer, Essex, England [br] English obstetrician who was a member of a family of obstetricians of the same name who made use of a secret design of… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Chamberlen, Hugh — born 1630, London, Eng. died с 1720, London British midwife. He was grandnephew of Peter Chamberlen the Elder (1560–1631), who invented the obstetrical forceps. A midwife to Catherine, queen of Charles II of England, Hugh Chamberlen used his… …   Universalium

  • Chamberlen, Hugh — (1630, Londres, Inglaterra– 1720, Londres). Partero británico. Sobrino nieto de Peter Chamberlen el Mayor (1560–1631), quien inventó el fórceps obstétrico. Partero de la reina Catalina, esposa de Carlos II de Inglaterra, Hugh Chamberlen aprovechó …   Enciclopedia Universal

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