ISSN 2409-5834

History of Egyptian Medicine

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Mahmood Hasen Shuhata , Ahmed Alhili , Muataz Mohammed Al-Taee , Doaa A. Mohameed , Nahida Hussin Ali


The origin of medicine in ancient Egypt dates back to 3500 B.C., as time progressed the Egyptians mastered the art of medicine and practiced it as highly skilled professionals. They had gained advanced knowledge of surgery, dentistry, gynecology, gastrointestinal, and urinary disorders. They used therapeutics extending from plants, herbs, animal products as well as minerals. Egyptian physicians were co-equal of priests, trained in schools within the temples

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