Simpson forceps

Simp·son for·ceps

an obstetric forceps.
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Sir James Y., Scottish obstetrician, 1811-1870.
Simpson forceps - obstetrical forceps.
Simpson uterine sound - a slender flexible metal rod.
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The Simpson forceps, with its shallow and longer cephalic curve, accommodates significant fetal head molding and is a good forceps choice in this situation.
The obstetrician applied Simpson forceps and performed a mediolateral episiotomy just prior to delivery of the head.