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Andro'machus the Younger or the Younger Andro'machus

2. The Younger, so called to distinguish him from his father of the same name, was the son of the preceding, and is supposed to have been also physician to Nero, A. D. 54-68. Nothing is known of the events of his life.


On Pharmacy

he is generally supposed to have been the author of a work on pharmacy in three books (Galen, De Compos. Medicam. sec. Gen. 2.1. vol. xiii. p. 463), which is quoted very frequently and with approbation by Galen, but of which only a few fragments remain.


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