Galen


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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.

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

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.

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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Socrates, Aristotle, Galen, were men full of ostentation.
No wonder the medical fogies in Middlemarch are jealous, when some of the greatest doctors living were fierce upon Vesalius because they had believed in Galen, and he showed that Galen was wrong.
The oldest doctor in town contented himself with remarking that no such thing as inoculation was mentioned by Galen or Hippocrates; and it was impossible that modern physicians should be wiser than those old sages.
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.
The nineteen following lines from another recension of lines 889-900, 924-9 are quoted by Chrysippus (in Galen).
Then read no more; thou hast attain'd that end: A greater subject fitteth Faustus' wit: Bid Economy farewell, and Galen come: Be a physician, Faustus; heap up gold, And be eterniz'd for some wondrous cure: Summum bonum medicinoe sanitas, The end of physic is our body's health.
The owners of Rhyd y Galen issued a statement on Tuesday which read: "We have been shocked by the serious incident that took place at Rhyd y Galen during the early hours of Monday, August 19.
Prior to joining SolarCraft, Galen most recently held the position of Head of Department-Solar EMEA for DNV-GL, the world's leading engineering and technical advisory firm for renewable energy.
For example, it is anticipated that Galen's nursing degree programmes will offer additional career development opportunities for HCA Healthcare nurses.
Healthcare company HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) stated on Thursday the launch of an agreement to become the majority owner of the parent company of Galen College of Nursing under a new strategic partnership.
These beverages will unfortunately escape taxation,' Galen chief executive Azrul Mohd Khalib said in a statement.
As anticipation mounted for the eclipse, "it seemed as if everyone and their dog was asking me what animals would do during a total eclipse," Galen says.