Alcmaeon of Croton

@article{Debernardi2010AlcmaeonOC,
  title={Alcmaeon of Croton},
  author={A. Debernardi and E. Sala and G. D'aliberti and G. Talamonti and A. Franchini and M. Collice},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={66},
  pages={247–252}
}
IN THE LATTER half of the sixth century BC, Croton was the site of the most famous medical school in Magna Graecia, where diseases of the human body were examined in a scientific and experimental manner instead of by using the contemporary supernatural, nearly magical concepts. Alcmaeon was one of the most active physicians interested in human physiology in the medical tradition of Croton. Although Alcmaeon was devoted to science and was a skillful experimentalist, little is known about his… Expand
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