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(ălk-mē′ən) fl. sixth century bc.
Greek physician and philosopher. He was the first known anatomist and probably the first to perform scientific dissections of human bodies.
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Though outnumbered, Cock of the North's men do not let the side down; Andrew Horsley plays Alcmeon confidently and the lustful King Creon is played humorously by John McMahon.