Avenzoar

[ av-uhn-zoh-er, -zoh-ahr ]
/ ˌæv ənˈzoʊ ər, -zoʊˈɑr /

noun

1091?–1162, Arab physician and writer in Spain: founder of Almohad dynasty.

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Avenzoar
[ ăv′ən-zōər ]
1090?-1162

Spanish-Arab physician and writer whose Practical Manual of Treatments and Diet showed an advanced understanding of the human body based on science rather than speculation.
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