Erasistratus

[ er-uh-sis-truh-tuh s ]
/ ˌɛr əˈsɪs trə təs /

noun

c300–250 b.c., Greek physician and physiologist.
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Erasistratus

[ ĕr′ə-sĭstrə-təs ]
fl. c. 250 bc

Greek physician and anatomist. Through observation and dissection he advanced the understanding of the brain, heart, and motor and sensory nerves.

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