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ga·len·ic

(gā-len'ik),
Relating to Galen or to his theories.
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galenic

(gă-lĕn′ĭk)
Pert. to Galen or his teachings.
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Epistemological impossibility and chaos characterized Burton's attempt to collect data and classify symptoms about melancholy within Galenic medical categories and methodology.
Awareness of this Galenic model helps to contextualize the Puritan fear of hard-heartedness: As a religious condition, hard-heartedness was most damaging, indicating a hardening of the soul, shutting off not merely affection but the means of true spiritual understanding.
I already knew the basic tale of the young anatomical upstart from Brussels who was thrown out of the University of Paris for daring to say that the ancient Galenic anatomy texts were inaccurate.
Throughout the book, Sugg does not give much consideration to the crucial continuities between Vesalius and his predecessors, other than asserting that Galenic humoral theory "was resituated and revivified by its association" with the "very new" rhetoric of the anatomized body (127).
We first developed and tested several preparations including complete resin of frankincense in our pharmacy over years using various galenic basis material.
Although aromatherapy has evolved into a distinct art, the inhalation of plant oils or volatile oil rich galenic extracts is an undervalued aspect of modern phytotherapy.
Phlebotomy had been a normative practice of Galenic medicine since the earliest centuries of the Common Era.
The first chapter, subtitled "Mouths, Breath, and Throats in Early Modern Italy," uses the Aristotelian and Galenic views of the human body prevalent in the late Renaissance to present a thought-provoking reading of Monteverdi's soprano duet "O come sei gentile" (seventh book, 1619).
Jinner's medicines are based on classical pharmacology, thus demonstrating that women's medicine of the period was not necessarily a distinct praxis from the Galenic and Hippocratic therapeutics of male university-trained physicians."
He shows how the history of breast cancer treatment was for many centuries embedded in Galenic humoral of "black bile"--theories which resulted in the rejection of surgical intervention and the use of a variety of ineffective herbal concoctions.
Debiopharm's Galenic Unit in Gland, with facilities specially dedicated to formulation research for oncology products, will build on existing knowledge, develop new projects and offer value-added research to our future partners."
Harvey's task was to make room for his claims about the circulation of the blood in a context where the Galenic tradition was entrenched.