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See: Gibbon, John H., Jr.
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American cardiovascular surgeon (1903-1973) who performed the world's first successful open-heart operation using a heart-lung machine that totally bypassed the heart. Research and work with cats and dogs prepared the heart-lung machine for a human subject. On May 6, 1953, Dr. Gibbon pioneered modern open-heart surgery by using the machine he [..]
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long-armed ape of the East Indies, 1770, from French gibbon (18c.), supposedly from a word in the French colonies of India but not found in any language there. Brought to Europe by Marquis Joseph-Fran [..]
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(n) English historian best known for his history of the Roman Empire (1737-1794)(n) smallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies
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(b. Putney, April 27th, 1737; d. January 16th, 1794). “The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” (1776–88); “Essais sur l’Etude de la Litté [..]
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A genus of the Family Hylobatidae consisting of six species. The members of this genus inhabit Rain forests in Southeast Asia. They are arboreal and differ from other anthropoids in the great length o [..]
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