- of, relating to, or containing galena.
Origin of galenic
Origin of Galenic
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What is the secret of the vitality of these Galenic biological conceptions?
The rete mirabile is an interesting survival of Galenic anatomy.
This we see particularly in a Galenic writer such as Riverius.Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England
Charles W. Bodemer
These three curative measures followed the best Galenic technique: releasing corrupting humors from the body.Medicine in Virginia, 1607-1699
Thomas P. Hughes
Iecur fons venarum, the liver as the source of the veins, remained through the centuries the watchword of the Galenic physiology.
- of or relating to Galen or his teachings or methods
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