Avicenna [ av- uh- sen- uh ] SHOW IPA / ˌæv əˈsɛn ə / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun a.d. 980–1037, Islamic physician and philosopher, born in Persia.
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Avicenna, and other physicians of ancient times used their noses as diagnostic tools.
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Then there is a commentary on the "Cantica of
Avicenna," and a tractate on the "Theriac."
Avicenna, God cannot have produced directly all the world we see in its complexity.
Fen, s. chapter or subdivision of
Avicenna's book called the Canon, C 890.
Shut up your Galen, burn your Hippocrates, and put
Avicenna in a corner: the father of them all is here in person.
But amid his restless study
Avicenna never forgot his love of enjoyment. British Dictionary definitions for Avicenna noun Arabic name ibn-Sina. 980–1037, Arab philosopher and physician whose philosophical writings, which combined Aristotelianism with neo-Platonist ideas, greatly influenced scholasticism, and whose medical work Qanun was the greatest single influence on medieval medicine
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Medical definitions for Avicenna Persian physician and philosopher noted for his Canon of Medicine, a standard medical textbook used in Europe until the 17th century.
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