Macewen

Sir William, Scottish surgeon, 1848–1924. See M. sign, M. symptom, M. triangle.

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  • Macewen sign triangle — Mac·ew·en sign, triangle (mə kuґən) [Sir William Macewen, Scottish surgeon, 1848–1924] see under sign, and see foveola suprameatica …   Medical dictionary

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  • Norman MacEwen — Sir Norman MacEwen Lieutenant Colonel MacEwen Born 1881 Died …   Wikipedia

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