Erasistratus of Chios: a pioneer of human anatomy and physiology
- ancient Greek physicians,
- history of medicine
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Erasistratus of Chios (310-250 BC) was one of the great Greek physicians of antiquity. Historical investigation reveals that he was an innovative anatomist, neuroanatomist and a pioneer of human physiology. His accurate discoveries formed the basis of positive sciences and ameliorated medicine.