Meaning of Herophilus in English:

Herophilus

Pronunciation /hɪəˈrɒfɪləs/

proper noun

  • (4th–3rd centuries BC), Greek anatomist. He is regarded as the father of human anatomy for his fundamental discoveries concerning the anatomy of the brain, eye, and reproductive organs. Herophilus also studied the physiology of nerves, arteries, and veins.