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 (ăv′ən-zō′ər) also Ibn Zuhr (ĭb′ən zo͝or′) Full name Abu Marwan Abd al-Malik Ibn Zuhr. 1091?-1162?
Spanish-Arab physician who took an observational and experimental approach to disease and wrote several books, including Practical Manual of Treatments and Diet.
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Even though this elaborate explanation came from the respected twelve century Arab physician from Seville, Avenzoar, Monardes preferred, and also cited, another version that was supported by his sources and had a crucial variation with respect to the first theory.