Definition of Hippocrates in US English:

Hippocrates

proper noun

  • (c.460–377 BC), Greek physician, traditionally regarded as the father of medicine. His name is associated with the medical profession's Hippocratic oath because of his attachment to a body of ancient Greek medical writings, probably none of which was written by him.

Pronunciation

Hippocrates

/hɪˈpɑkrədiz//hiˈpäkrədēz/