ibn Sina

[ ib-uhn -see-nah ]
/ ˌɪb ən ˈsi nɑ /

noun

Arabic name of Avicenna.

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British Dictionary definitions for ibn Sina

ibn-Sina
/ (ˌɪbənˈsiːnə) /

noun

the Arabic name of Avicenna
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Scientific definitions for ibn Sina

Ibn Sina
[ ĭb′ən sēnä ]
Hakim Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah Also known as Avicenna. (ăv′ĭ-sĕnə) 980-1037

Persian physician and philosopher whose medical textbook, The Canon of Medicine, is a comprehensive medical encyclopedia that remained a standard work in European medical studies until the 17th century.
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