Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina

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

Synonyms:
Avicenna, ibn-Sina
Example of:
Dr., MD, doc, doctor, medico, physician
a licensed medical practitioner
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy

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