The Hellenic and Hippocratic Origins of The Spinal Terminology

@article{Panourias2011TheHA,
  title={The Hellenic and Hippocratic Origins of The Spinal Terminology},
  author={Ioannis G. Panourias and George Stranjalis and Lampis C. Stavrinou and Damianos E. Sakas},
  journal={Journal of the History of the Neurosciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={177 - 187}
}
Numerous Hellenic terms have been gradually adopted during the development of modern medical science. Moreover, there are a significant number of words that derive directly from the Hippocratic texts. Hippocrates (ca. 460–ca. 377 BC), revered as the father of medicine, and his followers left behind a valuable heritage of medical knowledge that, practically, laid the foundations of Western medicine. Their theories, collected in Corpus Hippocraticum, transformed medicine by adding, mainly… 

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