[ib-uh n see-nah]
- Arabic name of Avicenna.
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[ĭb′ən sē′nä]Hakim Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah Also known as Avicenna. (ăv′ĭ-sĕn′ə) 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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