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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