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Asclepius

[uh-sklee-pee-uh s] /əˈskli pi əs/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
a son of Apollo and the ancient Greek god of medicine and healing, worshiped by the Romans as Aesculapius.
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Asclepius

/əˈskliːpɪəs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a god of healing; son of Apollo Roman counterpart Aesculapius (ˌiːskjʊˈleɪpɪəs)
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Word Origin and History for Asclepius

god of medicine, Latin, from Greek Asklepios, of unknown origin.

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