Aesculapian



pertaining to .
medical; medicinal.
a physician; doctor.
Historical Examples

Even in the Christian era, there is evidence of the association of distinguished physicians with Aesculapian temples.
The Evolution of Modern Medicine William Osler

The Aesculapian temples may have furnished a rare field for empirical enquiry.
The Evolution of Modern Medicine William Osler

The Aesculapian Society awarded him its first gold medal for an experimental inquiry on pus and mucus.
The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II) Charles Darwin

adjective
of or relating to Aesculapius or to the art of medicine

aesculapian aes·cu·la·pi·an (ěs’kyə-lā’pē-ən)
adj.
Relating to the art of medicine; medical.

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