Hippocratic

adjective
Hip·​po·​crat·​ic | \ ˌhi-pə-ˈkra-tik How to pronounce Hippocratic (audio) \

Definition of Hippocratic

: of or relating to Hippocrates or to the school of medicine that took his name

First Known Use of Hippocratic

1617, in the meaning defined above

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“Hippocratic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hippocratic. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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Hippocratic

adjective
Hip·​po·​crat·​ic | \ ˌhip-ə-ˈkrat-ik How to pronounce Hippocratic (audio) \

Medical Definition of Hippocratic

: of or relating to Hippocrates or to the school of medicine that took his name

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