Definition of Aesculapian

1. Adjective. Of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art.

Exact synonyms: Medical
Partainyms: Aesculapius
Derivative terms: Aesculapius, Medicine



Definition of Aesculapian

1. Adjective. (literally) of or relating to the above Greco-Roman god of medicine ¹

2. Adjective. (figuratively) medical, concerning healing ¹

3. Adjective. Of, belonging to, or relating to, Aesculapius, the Greco-Roman god of medicine, or the healing art. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Aesculapian

1. Relating to Aesculapius, the art of medicine, or a medical practitioner. Synonym: esculapian. Origin: L. Aesculapius, G. Asklepios, the god of medicine (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aesculapian

aerotrekking
aerotropism
aeruginosin
aeruginous
aerugite
aerugites
aerugo
aerugos
aery
aes alienum
aesc
aesces
aeschynanthus
aeschynite
aeschynites
aesculapian (current term)
aesculapian staff
aesculapian staffs
aesculapius
aesculic acid
aesculin
aesculins
aesthenosphere
aesthenospheres
aestheses
aesthesia
aesthesias
aesthesiometer
aesthesiometers
aesthesioneuroblastoma

Literary usage of Aesculapian

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1. Studies of the Gods in Greece at Certain Sanctuaries Recently Excavated by Louis Dyer (1891)
"From this Hieron of Epidaurus went forth to the east and west those who established the great centres of aesculapian worship elsewhere. ..."

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