Associations to the word «Galen»

Wiktionary

GALEN, proper noun. An ancient Greek physician.
GALEN, proper noun. A male given name, of mostly American usage.

Dictionary definition

GALEN, noun. Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200).

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.