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Paracelsus

  1. UL Gantenbein

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003614

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How to Cite

Gantenbein, U. 2001. Paracelsus. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Institute for the History of Medicine, Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

1493/94–1541 Swiss physician and philosopher of Swabian origin who propelled the development of medicine, chemistry and pharmacology in the Renaissance.

Keywords:

  • Paracelsus;
  • medicine;
  • alchemy;
  • pharmacology;
  • Renaissance