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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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Though disappointed in our search for texts Hippocratical, we found instead these two previously unpublished treatises--not found, as the catalogue wrongly suggests, in al-Razi's influential work al-Hawi fi l-tibb.
But these are essentially according to this opinion about voluntary abortion, which was also widely shared by physicians of different schools, including practitioners of the Hippocratical Oath (26) (who eluded cautiously every shadow of doubt which this text could offer them and interpreted the prohibition of practicing abortions in most general-medical and ethical--terms (27)).