Alcmaeon

[alk-mee-uh n]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. 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.
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Alcmaeon

[ălk-mēən]fl. sixth century bc.
  1. 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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