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[er-uh-sis-truh-tuh s] /ˌɛr əˈsɪs trə təs/

c300–250 b.c, Greek physician and physiologist.

Erasistratus Er·a·sis·tra·tus (ěr’ə-sĭs’trə-təs), fl. c. 250 b.c.

Greek physician and anatomist. Through observation and dissection he advanced the understanding of the brain, heart, and motor and sensory nerves.


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