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Wikipedia articles incorporating text from the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
Avicennaibn-SinaAbu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn SinaAbitianusAbou ibn Sina
Persian physician and influential philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
Open English WordNet
Ibn Sina, commonly known in the West as Avicenna, was the preeminent philosopher and physician of the Muslim world, flourishing during the Islamic Golden Age, serving in the courts of various Iranian rulers.
Medieval Persian polymath, physician and philosopher