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Alcmaeon

(fl. c. 450 bc)

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anatomy

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The study of the structure of living organisms, especially of their internal parts by means of dissection and microscopical examination. Compare morphology.
embryology

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n. the study of growth and development of the embryo and fetus from fertilization of the ovum until birth. —embryological adj.
Oribasius

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(c.ad 320–c.400), Greek medical writer. Born in Pergamum, he studied medicine at Alexandria under Zeno of Cyprus, and practised in Asia Minor. He became the personal physician of Julian, who took him ...

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