I*a`tro*math`e*ma*ti"cian (?), n. [Gr. physician + E. mathematician.] Hist. Med.

One of a school of physicians in Italy, about the middle of the 17th century, who tried to apply the laws of mechanics and mathematics to the human body, and hence were eager students of anatomy; -- opposed to the iatrochemists.



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