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Who is called the 'Father of Medical Science'?
1. Galen
2. Hippocrates
3. Theophrastus
4. Aristotle

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Hippocrates

The Correct Answer is Hippocrates.

  • Hippocrates is considered to be the father of modern medicine.
    • Hippocrates an ancient Greek physician who lived during Greece’s Classical period.
  • It is difficult to isolate the facts of Hippocrates’ life from the later tales told about him or to assess his medicine accurately in the face of centuries of reverence for him as the ideal physician. 

  • Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus
    • He is known as Galen of Pergamon was a physician, surgeon, and philosopher in the Roman Empire.
  • Theophrastus
    • He was a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school.
  • Aristotle
    •  He was a Greek philosopher and polymath during the Classical period in Ancient Greece. Taught by Plato, he was the founder of the Lyceum, the Peripatetic school of philosophy, and the Aristotelian tradition.

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