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Aesculapius

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Definition

The ancient Roman god of medicine, whose staff with a snake curled around it is commonly used as a symbol of medicine. According to mythology, Aesculapius's children included Hygeia, the goddess of health, and Panaceia, the goddess of healing.


 

 

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