ibn-Sina


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ibn-Sina

(ˌɪbənˈsiːnə)
n
(Biography) the Arabic name of Avicenna
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Noun1.ibn-Sina - Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
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Une nouvelle unite de depistage du cancer du col de l'uterus a ete mise en service a Illizi, a-t-on appris recemment aupres de l'etablissement public de sante de proximite Ibn-Sina. L'ouverture de cette structure de sante, dont les consultations medicales et les actes de depistage sont assures gratuitement, intervient en application du programme national relatif a la preservation de la sante maternelle, initiee par le ministere de la Sante, de la Population et de la Reforme hospitaliere, a indique le chef du service de prevention a l'EPSP Ibn-Sina, Mohamed Dhib.
John Lawton ('The Gold Journey to Samarkand', May 2008) says that the physician Ibn-Sina (Avicenna) wrote his celebrated Canon of Medicine in Bukhara, a mistake also made by others.