Hippocrates


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Hip·poc·ra·tes

 (hĭ-pŏk′rə-tēz′) Known as "the Father of Medicine." 460?-377? bc.
Greek physician who is associated with a body of influential writings that emphasized natural rather than supernatural causation and the role of nutrition and the environment.

Hip′po·crat′ic (hĭp′ə-krăt′ĭk) adj.

Hippocrates

(hɪˈpɒkrəˌtiːz)
n
(Biography) ?460–?377 bc, Greek physician, commonly regarded as the father of medicine
ˌHippoˈcratic, ˌHippoˈcratical adj

Hip•poc•ra•tes

(hɪˈpɒk rəˌtiz)

n.
( “Father of Medicine” ) c460–c377 B.C., Greek physician.
Hip•po•crat•ic (ˌhɪp əˈkræt ɪk) adj.

Hip·poc·ra·tes

(hĭ-pŏk′rə-tēz′)
460?-377? b.c. Greek physician who is credited with establishing the foundations of scientific medicine. He and his followers worked to distinguish medicine from superstition and magic beliefs by basing their treatment of illness on close observation and rational deduction.
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Noun1.Hippocrates - medical practitioner who is regarded as the father of medicineHippocrates - medical practitioner who is regarded as the father of medicine; author of the Hippocratic oath (circa 460-377 BC)
Translations

Hippocrates

[hɪˈpɒkrətiːz] NHipócrates

Hippocrates

[hɪˈpɒkrəˌtiːz] nIppocrate m
References in classic literature ?
Because," replied the doctor, "our master Hippocrates, the polestar and beacon of medicine, says in one of his aphorisms omnis saturatio mala, perdicis autem pessima, which means 'all repletion is bad, but that of partridge is the worst of all.
But it was well known to be a book of magic; and once, when a chambermaid had lifted it, merely to brush away the dust, the skeleton had rattled in its closet, the picture of the young lady had stepped one foot upon the floor, and several ghastly faces had peeped forth from the mirror; while the brazen head of Hippocrates frowned, and said,--"Forbear
After the lapse of a few moments the stripling re-entered the house with an aged islander, who might have been taken for old Hippocrates himself.
No apothecary would have deemed himself in the way of obtaining custom without setting up a gilded mortar, if not a head of Galen or Hippocrates, from the skilful hand of Drowne.
Then, addressing the archdeacon: "You are clever at your trade, Dom Claude, and you are no more at a loss over Hippocrates than a monkey is over a nut.
Hippocrates is a dream; Urania is a dream; Hermes, a thought.
He may be regarded as standing in the same relation to Gorgias as Hippocrates in the Protagoras to the other great Sophist.
Hippocrates has even left directions how we should cut our nails; that is, even with the ends of the fingers, neither shorter nor longer.
The contract is divided into lots as follows Lot 1 Bags for containing tissue transplants Place of delivery: Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, 10, Hippocrates Avenue in 1200 BrusselsComment: The bags are intended for the triple packaging bone grafts larger as the humerus, femur, tibia,.
In July 2014, Sault, 11, attended the Hippocrates Health Institute after leaving chemotherapy at McMaster Children's Hospital in Hamilton.
6 CELERY is also mentioned in Homer's Illiad and ancient Greek physician Hippocrates used it as a nerve soother.
Hippocrates, Pliny and Aristotle also have mentioned the use of garlic for therapeutic purposes.