Khwarizmi al-

Khwa·riz·mi

 (kwär′ĭz-mē, KHwär′-), al- Full name Muhammad ibn-Musa al-Khwarizmi. 780?-850?
Persian mathematician and astronomer whose works introduced Arabic numerals and algebraic concepts to Western mathematics. The word algorithm is derived from his name.

Khwa·riz·mi

(kwär′ĭz-mē), al- Full name Muhammad ibn-Musa al-Khwarizmi 780?-850?
Arab mathematician and astronomer. His work was widely translated into Latin, introducing Arabic numerals and algebraic concepts to Western mathematics. The word algorithm is derived from his name. See Note at algebra.