died ?280 bc, Greek anatomist in Alexandria. He was the first to distinguish sensory from motor nerves
Herophilus He·roph·i·lus (hə-rŏf’ə-ləs), fl. c. 300 b.c.
Greek anatomist and surgeon. A pioneer of dissection, he compared the human anatomy to that of other animals and gave detailed descriptions of the brain, liver, spleen, and sexual organs.
[heer-oh] /ˈhɪər oʊ/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a priestess of Aphrodite who drowned herself after her lover Leander drowned while swimming the Hellespont to visit her. 2. Also, Heron. (Hero of Alexandria) flourished 1st century a.d, Greek scientist. /ˈhɪərəʊ/ noun (pl) -roes 1. a man distinguished by exceptional courage, nobility, fortitude, etc 2. a man […]
[heer-oh] /ˈhɪər oʊ/ noun, plural heroes; for 5 also heros. 1. a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. 2. a person who, in the opinion of others, has heroic qualities or has performed a heroic act and is regarded as a model or ideal: He was a […]
noun 1. a large sandwich, usually consisting of a small loaf of bread or long roll cut in half lengthwise and containing a variety of ingredients, as meat, cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes. n phr,n A sandwich made with a loaf of bread cut lengthwise and filled with a variety of cheeses, sausages, vegetables, etc; grinder, […]
[heer-oh-wur-ship] /ˈhɪər oʊˌwɜr ʃɪp/ verb (used with object), hero-worshiped, hero-worshiping or (especially British) hero-worshipped, hero-worshipping. 1. to feel or express hero worship for. noun 1. a profound reverence for great people or their memory. 2. extravagant or excessive admiration for a personal hero. noun 1. admiration for heroes or idealized persons 2. worship by the […]