Guy de Chauliac

Chauliac, Guy de (gē də shōlyäkˈ) [key], c.1300–1368, French surgeon. At Avignon he was physician to Pope Clement VI and to two of his successors. His Chirurgia magna (1363) was used as a manual by physicians for three centuries.

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