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Ga·len

 (gā′lən) ad 130?-200?
Greek anatomist, physician, and philosopher. His theories, which emphasized maintaining a balance of the four humors, formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance.
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Galen

(ˈɡeɪlən)
n
(Biography) Latin name Claudius Galenus. ?130–?200 ad, Greek physician, anatomist, and physiologist. He codified existing medical knowledge and his authority continued until the Renaissance
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Ga•len

(ˈgeɪ lən)

n.
Claudius, A.D. c130–c200, Greek physician and writer.
Latin, Ga•le•nus (gəˈli nəs)
Ga•len′ic (-ˈlɛn ɪk) adj.
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Ga·len

(gā′lən)
a.d. 130?-200? Greek anatomist, physician, and writer. He developed numerous theories about the structures and functions of the human body, many of which were based on information he gained from dissecting animals. Galen's theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance.
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Galen

[ˈgeɪlən] NGaleno
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