|Arabic name ibn-Sina. 980--1037, Arab philosopher and physician whose philosophical writings, which combined Aristotelianism with neo-Platonist ideas, greatly influenced scholasticism, and whose medical work Qanun was the greatest single influence on medieval medicine|
Avicenna Av·i·cen·na (āv'ĭ-sěn'ə), 980-1037.
Persian physician and philosopher noted for his Canon of Medicine, a standard medical textbook used in Europe until the 17th century.
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See Ibn Sina, Hakim.