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

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke