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Figure 3: A page from an original manuscript of Al-Zahrawi's book Al-Tasrif showing the beginning of the first Maqala (treatise, chapter) starting with a quotation of Al-Razi's definition of medicine: "medicine is preserving health unto healthy individuals and returning it to the sick within the limits of human abilities". Source: Manuscript No. 4009, courtesy of Chester Beatty Library: Dublin

Figure 3: A page from an original manuscript of Al-Zahrawi's book Al-Tasrif showing the beginning of the first Maqala (treatise, chapter) starting with a quotation of Al-Razi's definition of medicine: