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Galen

 [ga´len]
Claudius Galenus (a.d. 130–200). Celebrated Greek physician to Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Although he did not dissect the human cadaver, he made many valuable anatomic and physiologic observations on animals (applying many of them inaccurately to humans). His writings on these and other subjects were extensive, and his influence on medicine was profound for many centuries. His teleology “nature does nothing in vain” was particularly attractive to the medieval mind, although it was stultifying for advances in medical thought and practice.

Ga·len

(GaleniusGalenos) (gā'lĕn),
Claudius, Greek physician and medical scientist in Rome, c. 130-201 ce. See: Galen anastomosis, Galen nerve, veins of Galen, great vein of Galen.

Galen

(gā′lən) ad 130?-200?.
Greek anatomist, physician, and philosopher. His theories, which emphasized maintaining a balance of the four humors, formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance.

GALEN

A European effort to create reusable terminological classification services using a concept-oriented approach. It supplements the development of nursing terminology, allowing comparisons among present nursing terminologies and making them available for describing day-to-day nursing care.
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69) For general biographical information on de Haan, see Hendrik Wiebes Meihuizen, Galenus Abrahamsz, 1622-1706, Strijder voor een onbeperkte verdraagzaamheid en verdediger van het Doperse Spiritualisme (Haarlem: H.
74) Jacobus Anninius, Opera Theologica (Frankfurt: apud Guilielmum Fitzemm, 1631), 58-73 ("Oratio De Componendo dissidio Religionis inter Christianos") (My copy belonged to Galenus Abrahamsz.
Mastic's momentous resurgence in the 1998 landmark study published in the New England journal of Medicine (NEJM) instigated a series of further studies, all of which respectively substantiated the soundness of folk applications, ranging from cosmetics, to cooking to cholera, as remarked by notables ranging from Plenius to Galenus to Columbus.
Galenus observed mastic's potent anti-inflammatory mechanism of action by its principal role in relieving the inflamed trachea in patients stricken with bronchitis.
An example is Antonio Luiz's eagerness to emphasize that he based his Problematum libri quinq on Greek authors, quoting 'Auctores quos in hoc concinnando opere secutu sum: graeci fuere, atq; ij imprimis Galenus, Proclus, Plutarchus, Plato, Aristoteles, Alcinous, Alexander, diuus Dionysius, et alij innumeri'.
Very early in his stay he was also in contact with liberal Mennonites in the city, particularly Galenus Abrahamsz.
Named after the ancient Roman philosopher and teacher Claudius Galenus (AD 131-201), who is generally recognised as the 'father of modern pharmacology', the Prix Galien is an internationally recognised award, founded in France in 1969 by French pharmacist Roland Mehl and adopted by other countries - including Belgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the USA and the United Kingdom.
Named after the ancient Roman philosopher and teacher Claudius Galenus (AD 131-201), who is generally recognised as the `father of modern pharmacology', the Prix Galien is an internationally recognised award, founded in France in 1969 by French pharmacist Roland Mehl and adopted by other countries - including Belgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the USA and the United Kingdom.