Definition of Mayo, William Worrall in English:

Mayo, William Worrall

Pronunciation /ˈmāō/ /ˈmeɪoʊ/

proper noun

  • (1819–1911), US physician; born in England. He helped the Sisters of St. Francis found St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota in 1899. His sons William James (1861–1939) and Charles Horace (1865–1939), both surgeons, developed the Mayo Clinic as a part of the hospital.