One is the "Colliget," so-called, containing seven books, on anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnostics, materia medica, hygiene, and therapy. Then there is a commentary on the "Cantica of Avicenna," and a tractate on the "Theriac." Averroës' idea in writing about medicine was to apply his particular system of philosophy to medical science.
I have his Colliget, his most famous work in that line, but for my part, in the case of an ordinary disease, I would rather trust myself," with a shrug of contempt, "to the Grand Duke's physician." "But in the case of an extraordinary disease?" the Syndic asked shrewdly. Basterga frowned. "I meant in any disease," he said. "Did I say extraordinary?" "Yes," Messer Blondel answered stoutly.