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Galenism

[gey-luh-niz-uh m] /ˈgeɪ ləˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
the medical system or principles of Galen.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; Galen + -ism
Related forms
Galenist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Galenism

Galenism

/ˈɡeɪlɪˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
a system of medicine based on the 84 surviving technical treatises of Galen, including the theory of the four bodily humours
Derived Forms
Galenist, adjective, noun
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