Avenzoar


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Avenzoar

(ăv′ən-zō′ər) also

Ibn Zuhr

(ĭb′ən zo͝or′) Full name Abu Marwan Abd al-Malik Ibn Zuhr. 1091?-1162?.
Spanish-Arab physician who took an observational and experimental approach to disease and wrote several books, including Practical Manual of Treatments and Diet.
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It was Avenzoar who rst described oesophageal and gastric cancer in his magnificent book Kitab al-Taysir fil-Mudawat wal-Tadbir (Practical Manual of Treatments and Diets) and proposed feeding enemas to keep alive pa-tients with stomach cancer.
XI-XI) y el Poema de la Medicina (79), o con Avenzoar (ss.
Se trata de un punto en el que hay una notable divergencia entre autores; un buen numero de ellos no desea entrar en la cuestion, y el resto ofrecen varias respuestas: Avenzoar prohibe taxativamente el empleo del agua caliente, pues el calor del agua danaria al cerebro.
The Identificacion of Medieval Fivers according to Al-Isra'li, Avenzoar and Bernard of Gordon, Cronos, 8, 2005: 95-120, pp.
Con la guerra y expulsion de los arabes, poco antes del celebre viaje de Colon, Espana perdio una legion de extraordinarios medicos, discipulos de Ramses, Avenzoar, Avicena, Averroes, y mas sabios musulmanes conocedores de las afecciones del pais y su tratamiento.
It is thought that Maimonides had learned medicine from the texts of Hippocrates, Galen, Razi, Avenzoar, and Avicenna, among others in both the Greek and Roman and the Arabic and Persian traditions, and that he had clinical experience in Cairo.