Definition of Sydenham, Thomas in English:

Sydenham, Thomas

proper noun

  • (c.1624–89), English physician, known as ‘the English Hippocrates’. He emphasized the healing power of nature, made a study of epidemics, and explained the nature of the type of chorea that is named after him.

Pronunciation

Sydenham, Thomas

/ˈsɪd(ə)nəm/