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theriaca Andromachi

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

Medical Definition of THERIACA ANDROMACHI

Biographical Note for THERIACA ANDROMACHI

An·drom·a·chus \an-ˈdräm-ə-kəs\ (flourished 1st century ), 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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