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ibn Sina

[ib-uh n see-nah] /ˌɪb ən ˈsi nɑ/
Arabic name of Avicenna. Unabridged
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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)   
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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