- a Greek island in the S Aegean, in the Cyclades group. 30 sq. mi. (78 sq. km).
- a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: site of a Minoan settlement and of the volcano that ended Minoan civilization on Crete. Pop: 13 402 (2001)Also called: Santoríni Modern Greek name: Thíra
- Italian physician and anatomist whose works, especially Observationes Anatomicae (1724) are noted for their thorough descriptions and detailed illustrations.