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theriaca Andromachi

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noun theriaca An·drom·a·chi \-an-ˈdräm-ə-ˌkī\

Medical Definition of theriaca Andromachi



Biographical Note for theriaca andromachi

Andromachus \an-ˈdräm-ə-kəs\play (flourished 1st century AD), Greek physician. Andromachus was physician to the Roman emperor Nero. He is credited with the invention of the famous antidote for poison now known as theriaca Andromachi.


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