iatromathematician

Iatromathematician

I*a`tro*math`e*ma*ti"cian\, n. [Gr. ? physician + E. mathematician.] (Hist. Med.) One of a school of physicians in Italy, about the middle of the 17th century, who tried to apply the laws of mechanics and mathematics to the human body, and hence were eager student of anatomy; -- opposed to the iatrochemists.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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