460?-377? ; Gr. physician: called the Father of Medicine
Known as “the Father of Medicine.” 460?-377? BC
Greek physician who is associated with a body of influential writings that emphasized natural rather than supernatural causation and the role of nutrition and the environment.
- An Ancient Greek male given name, notably borne by Hippocrates of Cos, an Ancient Greek physician, circa 5th century BC, sometimes called the "father of medicine."
From Latin Hippocratēs, from Ancient Greek Ἱπποκράτης (Hippokratēs).