Related formsHip·po·crat·ic [hip-uh-krat-ik] /ˌhɪp əˈkræt ɪk/, Hip·po·crat·i·cal, adjective
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Whether or not Hippocrates ever actually said “First, do no harm,” the axiom is central to medical ethics.
According to legend, Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, testified in the case of a woman accused of adultery.
Eclampsia, first described by Hippocrates 2,400 years ago, is the medical name for seizures during pregnancy.Beyond ‘Downton Abbey’: Preeclampsia Maternal Deaths Continue Today|Eleni Tsigas, Christine Morton|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This tremor is mentioned by Hippocrates, and, according to him, it is so violent as to make the teeth chatter.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IV (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
So a French quack adorns his shop with a gilded bust of Hippocrates!
I trust the spirit of the oath of Hippocrates is not dead in the hearts of the students of to-day.Medical Essays|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Hippocrates says, and Galen too, with strong reasoning argues, that a person does not feel well when he is ill.The Flying Doctor|Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Molire
He is also much influenced by the example of Hippocrates in giving prominence to the intermittent type of fevers.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
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Derived FormsHippocratic or Hippocratical, adjective
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An ancient Greek physician (the “father of medicine”) who is credited with founding the study of medicine.