Herodotus was a great teacher and writer; also herophilus, his pupil.
They had been described long before by herophilus and others.
herophilus and Erasistratus were distinguished physicians and anatomists, and the authors of several medical works.
herophilus first made diagnosis by the pulse, upon which he wrote a book.
herophilus operated upon the liver and spleen, and looked upon the latter as of little consequence in the animal economy.
herophilus, that one species of motion is obvious only to reason, the other to sense.
He also heard herophilus declare that an injury of the cornea by the flame of the torch was the cause of the blindness.
herophilus, in that sinus of the brain which is the basis of it.
herophilus was one of the greatest of Greek anatomists, and is said to have practised vivisection.
Now Erasistratus could write to his friend herophilus in Alexandria that the operation was successful.
Herophilus He·roph·i·lus (hə-rŏf'ə-ləs), fl. c. 300 b.c.
Greek anatomist and surgeon. A pioneer of dissection, he compared the human anatomy to that of other animals and gave detailed descriptions of the brain, liver, spleen, and sexual organs.