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(räzēz) 865?-925?
  1. Persian physician whose medical writings were a major influence during the Middle Ages.
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Historical Examples

  • His greatest work is the translation of the whole of the "Continens" of Rhazes.

    Old-Time Makers of Medicine

    James J. Walsh

  • Most of what he has to say about medical matters is taken from Rhazes.

  • Rhazes, Haly-Abbas, and Avicenna were universally invoked and explained.

  • Rhasis, or Rhazes, was a distinguished physician of Bagdad (925-6).

  • On account of his zeal for study Rhazes was known as the "Experimentator."