[es-kyuh-ley-pee-uh n or, esp. British, ee-skuh-]
- pertaining to Aesculapius.
- medical; medicinal.
- a physician; doctor.
Origin of Aesculapian
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Even in the Christian era, there is evidence of the association of distinguished physicians with AEsculapian temples.
The Aesculapian Society awarded him its first gold medal for an experimental inquiry on pus and mucus.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)
The AEsculapian temples may have furnished a rare field for empirical enquiry.
- of or relating to Aesculapius or to the art of medicine
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- Relating to the art of medicine; medical.
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