Celsus

[ sĕlsəs ]
Aulus Cornelius 1st centuryad

Roman writer and physician who compiled De medicina, an eight-volume encyclopedia of medicine that is the only surviving portion of a larger work and describes symptoms and treatments of diseases, surgical methods, and medical history.

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