pertaining to Aesculapius.
a physician; doctor.
- Also Esculapian.
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How to use Aesculapian in a sentence
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) | Charles Darwin
The Aesculapian temples may have furnished a rare field for empirical enquiry.The Evolution of Modern Medicine | William Osler
Even in the Christian era, there is evidence of the association of distinguished physicians with Aesculapian temples.The Evolution of Modern Medicine | William Osler
British Dictionary definitions for Aesculapian
of or relating to Aesculapius or to the art of medicine
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