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Hippocrates

Pronunciation: /hiˈpäkrədēz/
(Circa 460–377 bc), Greek physician, traditionally regarded as the father of medicine. His name is associated with the medical profession’s Hippocratic oath because of his attachment to a body of ancient Greek medical writings, probably none of which was written by him.

Words that rhyme with Hippocrates

Harpocrates, Isocrates, Socrates

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Syllabification: Hip·poc·ra·tes

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