Galenism

Galenism

[gey-luh-niz-uhm]
noun
the medical system or principles of Galen.

Origin:
1865–70; Galen + -ism

Galenist, noun
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Galenism (ˈɡeɪlɪˌnɪzəm)
 
n
a system of medicine based on the 84 surviving technical treatises of Galen, including the theory of the four bodily humours
 
'Galenist
 
adj, —n

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