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Paracelsus

Line breaks: Para|cel¦sus
Pronunciation: /ˌparəˈsɛlsəs
 
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  • (Circa 1493–1541), Swiss physician: born Theophrastus Phillipus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim. He developed a new approach to medicine and philosophy based on observation and experience. He saw illness as having a specific external cause (rather than resulting from an imbalance of the bodily humours), and introduced chemical remedies to replace traditional ones.

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