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Noun: ibn-Sina  ,i-bun'see-naa
  1. Persian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    - Avicenna, Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina

Type of: doc [informal], doctor, Dr., MD, medico [informal], philosopher, physician

Encyclopedia: Ibn-Sina