Galenical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Galenic +‎ -al.[1]

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Galenical (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or supporting the principles and practices of Galen.
    • 1890 February, Jas[on] G. Kiernan, “Anti-syphilitics of the Sixteenth Century”, in The Medical Standard, volume VII, number 2, Chicago, Ill.: G. P. Engelhard & Co., OCLC 1114960351, page 43, column 1:
      About 1540 the furibund character of syphilis began to disappear. Probably inherited immunity played a part in this as well as the fact that the Galenical physicians, stirred up by the assaults of Paracelsus, took a more active part in treatment.

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Noun[edit]

Galenical (plural Galenicals)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of galenical

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