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- Avicenna 980-1037. Persian physician and Neo-Platonist philosopher noted for his Canon of Medicine, a standard medical textbook used in Europe until the 17th century.
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- proper n. Western name of Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sīnā commonly known as Ibn Sīnā, a Persian polymath
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- n. Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
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