Definitions for "Hippocrates"
Keywords:  father, circa, kos, oath, medicine
A famous Greek physician and medical writer, born in Cos, about 460 b. c.
Hippocrates of Cos (c. 460 BC–380 BC) was an Ancient Greek physician, commonly regarded as one of the most outstanding figures in medicine of all time; he has been called "the father of medicine." He was a physician from the so called medical school of Kos. Writings attributed to him (Corpus hippocraticum, or "Hippocratic writings") rejected the superstition and magic of primitive "medicine" and laid the foundations of medicine as a branch of science.
medical practitioner who is regarded as the father of medicine; author of the Hippocratic Oath (circa 460-377 BC)
Hippocrates is a lunar crater on the far side of the Moon. It is located in the northern region of the lunar surface, to the north of Stebbins crater. To the southwest of Hippocrates are Kirkwood and the large Sommerfeld craters.
Keywords:  phlegm, humours, bile, believed, seats
He believed that "the four fluids or humours of the body (blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile) are the primary seats of disease."