A surname of Apollo which characterises him as the god of the healing art, or in general as the averter of evil, like ἀκέσιος. (Eur. Andr. 901.) [L.S]
William Smith. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. London. John Murray: printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square and Parliament Street. In the article on Soranus, we find: "at this present time (1848)" and this date seems to reflect the dates of works cited. 1873 - probably the printing date.