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Aesculapian

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adjective Aes·cu·la·pi·an \ˌes-k(y)ə-ˈlā-pē-ən\

Definition of Aesculapian

  1. :  of or relating to Aesculapius or the healing art



Origin and Etymology of aesculapian

Aesculapius, Greco-Roman god of medicine, from Latin, from Greek Asklēpios


First Known Use: 1605


Medical Dictionary

Aesculapian

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adjective Aes·cu·la·pi·an \ˌes-kyə-ˈlā-pē-ən\

Medical Definition of Aesculapian

  1. :  of or relating to aesculapius or the healing art :  medical



Biographical Note for aesculapian

Aesculapius

, —see staff of aesculapius


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