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Galen (g hard)

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Galen says “Nay,” and Hippocʹratēs “Yea.” The doctors disagree, and who is to decide? Galen was a physician of Asia Minor in the second Christian century. Hippocʹratēs—a native of Cos, born B.C. 460—was the most celebrated physician of antiquity.

Galen. A generic name for an apothecary. Galenists prefer drugs (called Galenical medicines), Paracelsians use mineral medicimes.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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