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
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Hence, he is referred to as the father of Western medicine, and the Hippocratic School of medicine made a lasting contribution to the field.
He is referred to as the "Father of Medicine" in recognition of his lasting contributions to the field as the founder of the Hippocratic School of Medicine.