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  • noun Apollo's son, the god of medicine.

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  • proper noun Greek mythology Ancient Greek god of medicine and healing. Roman name: Aesculapius.

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  • noun son of Apollo; a hero and the Roman god of medicine and healing; his daughters were Hygeia and Panacea

Etymologies

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From Latin Asclepius, from Ancient Greek Ἀσκληπιός.

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