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Anti'ochus

*)Anti/oxos).

1. A PHYSICIAN, who appears to have lived at Rome in the second century after Christ. Galen gives a precise account (De Sanit. Tuenda, 5.5, vol. vi. p. 332) of the food he used to eat and the way in which he lived; and tells us that, by paying attention to his diet, &c., he was able to dispense with the use of medicines, and when upwards of eighty years old used to visit his patients on foot. Aetius (tetrab. i. serm. 3.100.114. p. 132) and Paulus Aegineta (7.8, p. 290) quote a prescription which may perhaps belong to this physician, but he is probably not the person mentioned by Galen under the name " Antiochus Philometor."

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