Galen definitions

gā'lən
Greek anatomist, physician, and philosopher. His theories, which emphasized maintaining a balance of the four humors, formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance.
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(L. name Claudius Galenus) A.d. 130?-200?; Gr. physician & writer on medicine & philosophy.
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Greek anatomist, physician, and philosopher. His theories, which emphasized maintaining a balance of the four humors, formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance.
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Greek anatomist, physician, and writer who developed numerous theories about the structures and functions of the human body, many of which were based on information he gained from dissecting animals. Galen's theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance.
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An ancient Greek physician.
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A male given name, of mostly American usage.
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Origin of galen

From the Ancient Greek word γαλήνη, meaning calm or tranquil.