Medicine (See also Healing.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Medicine (See also Healing.)

  1. Acesis daughter of Asclepius; name means ‘healing remedy.’ [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 37]
  2. Angitia goddess of healing. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 24]
  3. Antony, St. invoked against venereal diseases and erysipelas (St. Antony’s fire). [Christian Hagiog.: Daniel, 28–29]
  4. Apollo (Phoebus) patron of medicine. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 28]
  5. Asclepius (Aesculapius) god of healing. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 37]
  6. Benassis, Dr. devotes himself to the poor and miserable inhabitants of a remote village. [Fr. Lit.: Balzac The Country Doctor; Magill II, 185]
  7. Bull, George ignorant physician who cannot prevent an epidemic. [Am. Lit.: Cozzens The Last Adam Haydn & Fuller, 409]
  8. caduceus snake-entwined staff; emblem of medical profession. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 49]
  9. Carmenta goddess of healing. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 53]
  10. Cosmas, St. and St. Damian patron saints; brothers, practiced medicine without charge. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 94]
  11. Diver, Dick failed psychiatrist becomes a small-town general practitioner. [Am. Lit.: Tender Is the Night]
  12. Ferguson, George young surgeon who goes to Vienna to become better qualified for a hospital job. [Am. Lit.: Kingsley Men in White; Haydn & Fuller, 183]
  13. Hippocrates (c. 460–c. 360 B.C.) Greek physician and “Father of Medicine.” [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 1246]
  14. Hippocratic oath ethical code of medicine. [Western Culture: EB, 11: 827]
  15. Iaso Asclepius’s daughter; personification of his healing power. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 37]
  16. Mayo Clinic voluntary association of more than 500 physicians in Rochester, Minnesota. [Am. Hist.: EB, 11: 723]
  17. Mitchell, Parris studies medicine in the U.S. and abroad, returns as a physician at an insane asylum. [Am. Lit.: King’s Row; Magill I, 478]
  18. Paean physician to the gods. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 29]
  19. Panacea daughter of Greek god of healing. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 37]
  20. Prince, Nan becomes a successful physician like her foster father. [Am. Lit.: Jewett A Country Doctor; Magill II, 183]
  21. Rieux, Dr. Bernard works unceasingly to relieve victims of a deadly epidemic. [Fr. Lit.: Camus The Plague]
  22. Roch, St. (also St. Rock) invoked against infectious diseases; especially in the 15th century, against plague. [Christian Hagiog.: Daniel, 198]
  23. Vitus, St. invoked against epilepsy and chorea (St. Vitus’s dance). [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 338]
  24. Watson, Dr. John H. Sherlock Holmes’s chronicler who had a medical practice. [Br. Lit.: Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes]
  25. Welby, Marcus avuncular doctor of impeccable ethics. [Am. TV: “Marcus Welby, M.D.” in Terrace, II, 66]