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English words starting with galen

Meanings of Galen:

proper noun

(129–99), greek physician; full name claudios galenos; latin name claudius galenus. he attempted to systematize the whole of medicine, making important discoveries in anatomy and physiology. his works became influential in europe when retranslated from arabic in the 12th century.

Galena

ɡəˈliːnə

Meanings of Galena:

noun

A bluish, grey, or black mineral of metallic appearance, consisting of lead sulphide. it is the chief ore of lead.

Usage examples:

This karsting provides highly permeable rocks in which the sulphide minerals sphalerite and galena …

Galenic

ɡəˈlɛnɪk

Meanings of Galenic:

adjective

Relating to galen or his methods.

Usage examples:

Engraved in the corpus hippocraticum and the galenic writings, these hypotheses formed a medical id…

Galenical

ɡəˈlɛnɪk(ə)l

Meanings of Galenical:

adjective

(of a medicine) made of natural rather than synthetic components.

Usage examples:

Because a double-blind procedure could not be guaranteed with the commercially available galenical …
noun

A medicine made of natural rather than synthetic components.

Usage examples:

Even crude drugs, made from medicinal plants, were standardized during preparation to give galenica…

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