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Av·i·cen·na

 (ăv′ĭ-sĕn′ə) also Ibn Si·na (ĭb′ən sē′nə) Full name Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdullah ibn Sina. 980-1037.
Persian physician and Neoplatonist philosopher noted for his Canon of Medicine, a standard medical textbook used in Europe until the 17th century.

Avicenna

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(Biography) Arabic name ibn-Sina. 980–1037, Arab philosopher and physician whose philosophical writings, which combined Aristotelianism with neo-Platonist ideas, greatly influenced scholasticism, and whose medical work Qanun was the greatest single influence on medieval medicine

Av•i•cen•na

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A.D. 980–1037, Islamic physician and philosopher, born in Persia.

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Noun1.Avicenna - Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
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First of all the great Abu Ali Ibn Sina or Avicenna as popularly known in the West, was the most influential of all Islamic philosopher - scientists.
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