- a physician who specializes in anesthesiology.
Origin of anesthesiologist
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- the US name for anaesthetics
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Word Origin and History for anaesthesiologist
Anesthesiology. This is the new term adopted by the University of Illinois defining "the science that treats of the means and methods of producing in man or animal various degrees of insensibility with or without hypnosis." ["Medical Herald," January, 1912]
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