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Meaning of HIPPOCRATES

Pronunciation:  hi'pâkru`teez

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  medical practitioner who is regarded as the father of medicine; author of the Hippocratic Oath (circa 460-377 BC)
 

HIPPOCRATES is a 11 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: medical man, medical practitioner

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hip*poc"ra*tes\, n.
A famous Greek physician and medical writer, born in Cos,
about 460 B. C.

{Hippocrates' sleeve}, a conical strainer, made by stitching
   together two adjacent sides of a square piece of cloth,
   esp. flannel of linen.

 

 

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