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Dr. Ibrahim Shaikh* Figure 1: The earliest known medical description of the eye, from a 9th century work by Hunayn ibn Ishaq. This copy is dated of the 12th century (Source). On 11-14th July 1905, Professor Julius Hirschberg (1843 – 1925), the...
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Ibn Al-Nafis (Ala al-Din Abu al-A'la Ali ibn Abi Hazm al-Quraishi) of Damascus, an Arab physician of the thirteenth century (1210-1288 CE), explained the basic principles of the modern theory of the lesser or PULMONARY circulation. This was nearly three hundred and fifty years before Sir William...
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by Dr. Ibrahim Shaikh* Table of contents 1. Al-Zahrawi 2. Selected articles on Al-Zahrawi 3. General References 4. Notes *** Note of the editor Abu al-Qasim Al-Zahrawi the Great Surgeon, Dr Ibrahim Shaikh, Abu al-Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbas Al-Zahrawi, Al-Zahrawi, Abulcasis, Islamic...
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