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A medicinal preparation composed mainly of herbal or vegetable matter.
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Galen,Claudius, Greek physician and medical scientist in Rome, c. 130-201 A.D.
Galen anastomosis - Synonym(s): Galen nerve
Galen nerve - communicating branch of superior laryngeal nerve with recurrent laryngeal nerve. Synonym(s): Galen anastomosis
galenical - referring to medicine prepared from plants rather than chemicals.
great cerebral vein of Galen - a large, unpaired vein formed by the junction of the two internal cerebral veins. Synonym(s): great vein of Galen
great vein of Galen - Synonym(s): great cerebral vein of Galen
veins of Galen - Synonym(s): internal cerebral veins
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