OTHER WORDS FROM HippocratesHip·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
Part of the first aphorism of Hippocrates is—Ὁ βίος βραχύς, ἡ δὲ τέχνη μακρή.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Hippocrates pointed out as one of the symptoms of consumption the spes phthisical or consumptive hope.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
His only hope now lay in the warm friendship which for so many years had bound him to the Hippocrates of the sixteenth century.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
Hippocrates, for instance, has a number of recommendations of this combination for wounds.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
Herophilos had studied medicine under Praxagoras, one of the best-known successors of Hippocrates.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
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Derived forms of HippocratesHippocratic or Hippocratical, adjective
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An ancient Greek physician (the “father of medicine”) who is credited with founding the study of medicine.