), a Greek surgeon, who apparently wrote on fractures and luxations, and who must have lived in or before the third century B. C., as he is mentioned by Heracleides of Tarentum (ap. Galen. Comment. in Hippoer. "De Artic.
" 4.40. vol. xviii. pt. i. p. 736.)
He is very possibly the same person who is mentioned by Pliny (H. N
20.73, 21.105), and whose work entitled "Curationes" is quoted by Caelius Aurelianus. (de Morb. Acut.
2.16. p. 115; de Morb. Chron.
3.8. p. 478.)