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[alk-mee-uh n] /ælkˈmi ən/
noun, Classical Mythology.
a son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle who commanded the second expedition against Thebes. He killed his mother for sending his father to certain death and was driven mad by the Furies. Unabridged
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Alcmaeon Alc·mae·on (ālk-mē'ən), fl. sixth century b.c.

Greek physician and philosopher. He was the first known anatomist and probably the first to perform scientific dissections of human bodies.

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