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hippocrates


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hippocrates  \Hip*poc"ra*tes\,  n. 
  A  famous  Greek  physician  and  medical  writer,  born  in  Cos, 
  about  460  B.  C. 
 
  {Hippocrates'  sleeve},  a  conical  strainer,  made  by  stitching 
  together  two  adjacent  sides  of  a  square  piece  of  cloth, 
  esp.  flannel  of  linen. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hippocrates 
  n  :  (circa  460-377  BC)  medical  practitioner  who  is  regarded  as 
  the  father  of  medicine;  author  of  the  Hippocratic  Oath 
  [syn:  {Hippocrates}] 




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