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(ĕr′ə-sĭs′trə-təs) fl. c. 250 bc.
Greek physician and anatomist. Through observation and dissection he advanced the understanding of the brain, heart, and motor and sensory nerves.
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In defending both the existence of black bile and its importance in both health and sickness, he says, Galen provides excellent insights into his polemic strategy for refuting the theories of his rivals such as Erasistratus and Asclepiades.
In the 3rd century before Christ, the first human cadaveric dissections were performed in Greece by Herophilus of Chalcedon and Erasistratus of Chios to understand the whole body from the viewpoint of anatomy and physiology.
Fizyolojinin babasi olarak bilinen Erasistratus M.O.
Asclepiades (120-90 BCE), Diocles (fourth century BCE), and Erasistratus (260-240 BCE) are known physicians of antiquity.
The Ayur-Veda citation above refers to shivering and pallor, and Trovillo (1939) explains how the Greek physician Erasistratus (300-250 B.C.) was able to find out that Prince Antiochus of Syria was secretly in love with his young stepmother Stratonice by feeling his pulse.
Jacques-Louis David, Erasistratus discovered the cause of the illness of Antiochus, 1774.
The first recorded dissection of human body occurred in 3rd century BC by greek physicians Herophilus and Erasistratus in Alexandria Egypt.
This paper argues that the Alexandrian physicians Erasistratus of Iulis and Herophilus of Chalcedon adopted an Aristotelian analysis of the composition of organic bodies into three levels, namely, elements, uniform parts, and nonuniform parts.
It wasn't until the early 1600s that William Harvey overturned the pneumatic theory of blood proposed by Erasistratus around 250 B.C.
(2) The anatomical inferences in relation to diseases made by Hippocrates (the father of Medicine 460-377 B.C) and Aristotle (the great philosopher 384- 322 B.C) were either supported or refuted by the works of Herophilus ( the father of Anatomy 335-280 B.C) and Erasistratus (310-250 B.C).
"One inclining to epilepsy should be made to fast without mercy and be put on short rations," Erasistratus, a court physician to the ruler of Syria in the third century B.C., is quoted as saying by the Roman physician Galen.