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greek_and_roman_medicine - Greek and Roman Medicine Greek...

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Unformatted text preview: Greek and Roman Medicine Greek Medicine Apollo Asklepios Centaur Chiron Cult temple at Epidaurus Hippocrates, c. 430 BCE I will apply dietetics for the benefit of the sick according to my ability and judgment; I will keep them from harm and injustice. . . . Whatever I see or hear concerning the life of men while treating the sick or apart from such treatment, which one ought not to spread abroad, I will not divulge and will regard such things to be sacred secrets. (Hippocratic Oath) Medical Treatment prognosis < Gk knowing beforehand: indicates the prior knowledge of the course of a disease gained from close observation of many similar cases. diagnosis < Gk distinguishing, discerning: the identification of the disease. Gk = drug, medicine, or poison pharmacist pharmacology pharmacy Greek suffixes common in medicine {itis} inflammation gastritis, laryngitis, tonsillitis, carditis {sis} condition or abnormal condition halitosis hypnosis neurosis psychosis sclerosis...
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