Share this entry

Share this page

Galen

División en sílabas: Ga·len
Pronunciación: /ˈɡālən
 
/

Definición de Galen en inglés:

( 129–199), Greek physician; full name Claudios Galenos; Latin name Claudius Galenus. While attempting to systematize medicine, he made important discoveries in anatomy and physiology.

Derivados

Galenism

1
Pronunciación: /-ˌnizəm/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • It is essentially in the form of Galenism that Greek medicine was transmitted to the Renaissance scholars.
  • This anatomical atlas, although drawn from dissection, did not reject Galenism as did the Fabrica of Vesalius.
  • In doing so he destroyed the foundation of the whole teaching of Galenism and the belief in its authority, and paved the way for the free investigation of nature.

Galenist

2
adjetivo& sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Furthermore, one positive feature of Galenist medicine was its reliance on the mind-body unity.
  • He was a Galenist whose philosophic contributions were more innovative than his medicine.
  • In the interval between 1536 and 1543, Vesalius became so estranged from his Galenist past that his teachers suffered a kind of damnatio memoriae.

Words that rhyme with Galen

capelin • kylin • Evelyn

Definición de Galen en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

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

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día gourmand
Pronunciación: ˈɡʊəmənd
noun
a person who enjoys eating…