Definition of Sydenham, Thomas in English:

Share this entry

Sydenham, Thomas

Pronunciation: /ˈsidn-əm/ /ˈsidnəm/
(Circa 1624–89), English physician; known as the English Hippocrates. He emphasized the healing power of nature, made a study of epidemics, and explained the nature of the type of chorea that is named after him.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.