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Aes·cu·la·pi·us

(ĕs′kyə-lā′pē-əs)
n. Roman Mythology
The god of medicine and healing, equivalent to Asclepius in Greek mythology.

[Latin Aesculāpius, ultimately (possibly via Etruscan) from Greek Asklāpios, variant of Asklēpios; see Asclepius.]

Aes′cu·la′pi·an adj.

Aesculapian

(ˌiːskjʊˈleɪpɪən)
adj
of or relating to Aesculapius or to the art of medicine

Aes•cu•la•pi•an

(ˌɛs kyəˈleɪ pi ən)

adj.
of or pertaining to the healing arts.
[1615–25; < Latin Aesculāpi(us) Asclepius + -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Aesculapian - of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing artaesculapian - of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art
Translations

Aesculapian

adj
Äskulap-; Aesculapian staffÄskulapstab m
(Med) → ärztlich
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