ibn sina, hakim abu ali al-husain ibn abdallah

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Ibn Sina (ĭb'ən sē'nä), Hakim Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah Also known as Avicenna.   (ĭb'ən sē'nä)  Pronunciation Key 
Persian physician and philosopher whose medical textbook, The Canon of Medicine, is a comprehensive medical encyclopedia that remained a standard work in European medical studies until the 17th century.
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