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Latinization of name of Ibn Sina (980-1037), Persian philosopher and physician. Full name Abū ‘Alī al-Husayn ibn ‘Abd Allāh ibn Sīnā al-Balkhī.
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.