Avicenna

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Avicenna

(ăv′ĭ-sĕn′ə) also

Ibn Sina

(ĭb′ən sē′nə) Full name Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdullah ibn Sina. 980-1037.
Persian physician and Neo-Platonist philosopher noted for his Canon of Medicine, a standard medical textbook used in Europe until the 17th century.