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Praxagoras [Astro*Index]

(prak-sag'oh-ras)

(BC350-?) Greek physician.

Thought to be the teacher of Herophilus. Recognized two different kinds of blood vessels, veins and arteries, and described the physical connection between the brain and the spinal cord.

 

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