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Avicenna

Latinization of name of Ibn Sina (980-1037), Persian philosopher and physician. Full name Abū 'Alī al-Husayn ibn 'Abd Allāh ibn Sīnā al-Balkhī.

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Avicenna (n.)
Persian physician and influential philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037);
Synonyms: ibn-Sina / Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina
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