- Hippocrates Hip*poc"ra*tes, n.
A famous Greek physician and medical writer, born in Cos,
about 460 b. c.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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Hippocrates — [hi päk′rə tēz΄] 460? 377? B.C.; Gr. physician: called the Father of Medicine Hippocratic [hip΄ə krat′ik] adj … English World dictionary
Hippocrates — Infobox Person name =Hippocrates of Kos (Greek: polytonic|Ἱπποκράτης) image size = 240px caption = Engraving by Peter Paul Rubens, 1638, courtesy of the National Library of Medicine. [ Harvnb|National Library of Medicine|2006 ] birth date = ca.… … Wikipedia
Hippocrates — Hippocratic /hip euh krat ik/, Hippocratical, adj. /hi pok reuh teez /, n. ( Father of Medicine ) c460 c377 B.C., Greek physician. * * * born с 460 BC, island of Cos, Greece died с 377, Larissa, Thessaly Greek physician regarded as the father of… … Universalium
Hippocrates — A great Greek physician (c.460 377BC) who worked on the island of Cos, founded a medical school there, and today is regarded as the Father of Medicine. Hippocrates developed a then new approach to medicine. He refused to use gods to explain… … Medical dictionary
HIPPOCRATES — I. HIPPOCRATES Cous medicus, nat. est Olymp. 80. Soranus in eius vita. Fil. Herclidis, ex Praxithea, quorum haec ab Hercule, ille ab Aesculapio descendit. Proavus eius Gnosidicus, libri de fracturis Auctor, ut Galen. ait. Auditor Democratis, ut… … Hofmann J. Lexicon universale
Hippocrates — (5th c. BC) Greek physician. Hippocrates was a contemporary of Socrates . Little is known of him except that he was short, travelled much, and probably died at Larissa. The Corpus Hippocraticum or body of writing to which his name became attached … Philosophy dictionary
Hippocrates — biographical name circa 460 circa 377 B.C. father of medicine Greek physician … New Collegiate Dictionary
Hippocrates — Unter dem Namen Hippokrates gab es in der Antike acht bekannte Persönlichkeiten: Hippokrates von Kos, berühmtester Arzt der Antike Hippokrates von Chios, Mathematiker und Astronom Hippokrates (Gesandter Hannibals) Hippokrates, lakedaimonischer… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Hippocrates — noun A Greek physician, circa 5th century BC, sometimes called the father of medicine … Wiktionary
HIPPOCRATES — the father of medicine, born at Cos, 460 B.C.; was a contemporary of Socrates and Plato; was of wide spread renown as a physician; settled in Thessaly and died at Larissa advanced in years; no fewer than 60 writings are ascribed to him, but… … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia