- c300–250 b.c., Greek physician and physiologist.
Examples from the Web for erasistratus
Historical Examples of erasistratus
Now Erasistratus had just arrived from Sicily and that part of the world.Eryxias
An Imitator of Plato
Seleucus paid Erasistratus about £20,000 for curing his son Antiochus.Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine
James Sands Elliott
Then Erasistratus appointed the next morning for the operation.
Many of the companions of the royal pair, among them Erasistratus, accompanied them.
Because,” answered Erasistratus, “he is in love with my wife.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV
- Greek physician and anatomist. Through observation and dissection he advanced the understanding of the brain, heart, and motor and sensory nerves.