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Galenik

English translation: galenics

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German term or phrase:Galenik
English translation:galenics
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15:18 Jun 25, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Galenik
Dictionaries give the translation (if they give one at all) as "galenics", but does anyone have a more "English" translation?
transatgees
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:53
galenics
Explanation:
galenic refers to Galen and his methods. Galen was an influential greek-roman physician (129-199) who systematacally compiled the medical wisdom of his time. He was the personal physician of Marcus Aurelius.

Oxford Dictionary explains galenical =
of or relating to Galen,
made of natural rather than synthetic components.

RIP, Hippocrates and Galen!
HTH
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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 02:53
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na +2galenicsUschi (Ursula) Walke
nareferring to the GaleCarmela Prestia


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +2
galenics


Explanation:
galenic refers to Galen and his methods. Galen was an influential greek-roman physician (129-199) who systematacally compiled the medical wisdom of his time. He was the personal physician of Marcus Aurelius.

Oxford Dictionary explains galenical =
of or relating to Galen,
made of natural rather than synthetic components.

RIP, Hippocrates and Galen!
HTH

Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 02:53
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 492
Grading comment
Many thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Johanna Timm, PhD: excellent
1 hr

agree  Tom Funke: Tom
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4 hrs
referring to the Gale


Explanation:
You can still today buy Galish ale...in Ireland.
I bet its this..............Galic as the old culture and history of Ireland, Scotland and at least Great Britain........

Carmela Prestia
United States
Local time: 10:53
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in pair: 22
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