Theophrastus Philippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim

Definitions of Theophrastus Philippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim
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n Swiss physician who introduced treatments of particular illnesses based on his observation and experience; he saw illness as having an external cause (rather than an imbalance of humors) and replaced traditional remedies with chemical remedies (1493-1541)

Synonyms:
Paracelsus, Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus
Example of:
Dr., MD, doc, doctor, medico, physician
a licensed medical practitioner

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