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Hippocrates of Cos

Pronunciation: hip-ok'ra-tez kas

Definition: Greek physician, called the “Father of Medicine,” circa 460–377 B.C.

See: hippocratic facies, hippocratic fingers, under finger, hippocratic nails, under nail, hippocratic school, hippocratic succussion

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