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Did the church allow dissection for medical advancement?
No, they only allowed dissection for anatomical studies.
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When was Hippocrates born?
c.460BC
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When did Hippocrates die?
c.370BC
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What was the oath that Hippocrates created?
The Hippocratic oath
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What is the Hippocratic oath?
An oath Doctors take to promise that they would do the best for the patients.
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What nationality was Galen?
Greek
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When was Galen born?
131AD
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When did Galen die?
201AD
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Galen believed in the use of _________.
Opposites
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What did Galen dissect instead of humans?
Pigs and apes.
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Galen's belief in the structure of the jaw in humans was incorrect, what did he believe?
That the jaw was made of two bones.
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Did Hippocrates like natural remedies or prayer remedies?
Natural remedies
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What were barbour surgeons?
Hair barbours who doubled up as surgeons, doing primative surgery which they would have learnt from another barbour surgeon.
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