Definition of Herophilus in English:


Line breaks: Her¦oph¦ilus
Pronunciation: /hɪəˈrɒfɪləs
( 4th-3rd centuries bc), Greek anatomist. He is regarded as the father of human anatomy for his fundamental discoveries concerning the anatomy of the brain, eye, and reproductive organs. Herophilus also studied the physiology of nerves, arteries, and veins.

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