EXAMPLES | noun a.d. 980–1037, Islamic physician and philosopher, born in Persia.
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For notes on
Avicenna's arithmetic, see Woepcke, Propagation, p. 502.
Then there is a commentary on the "Cantica of
Avicenna," and a tractate on the "Theriac."
Rhazes, Haly-Abbas, and
Avicenna were universally invoked and explained.
Avicenna, went through the whole circle of the sciences. Avicenna: A physician, born in Bokhara, and died at Ispahan, 1037. 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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Ibn Sina (980-1037), Persian philosopher and physician. Full name Abū ‘Alī al-Husayn ibn ‘Abd Allāh ibn Sīnā al-Balkhī.
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Avicenna [ăv′ĭ-sĕn ′ə] 980-1037 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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