Definition of Semmelweis, Ignaz Philipp in English:

Semmelweis, Ignaz Philipp

Line breaks: Ignaz Phil|ipp Sem¦mel|weis
Pronunciation: /ˈzɛm(ə)lvʌɪs
( 1818–65), Hungarian obstetrician; Hungarian name Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis. He discovered the infectious character of puerperal fever and advocated rigorous cleanliness and the use of antiseptics by doctors examining patients.

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not showing a serious or respectful attitude