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anesthesiologist

or an·aes·the·si·ol·o·gist

[an-uh s-thee-zee-ol-uh-jist]
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noun
  1. a physician who specializes in anesthesiology.

Origin of anesthesiologist

First recorded in 1940–45; anesthesiolog(y) + -ist
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anesthesiologist

anaesthesiologist

noun
  1. the US name for anaesthetist Compare anesthetist
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Word Origin and History for anesthesiologist

n.

alternative spelling of anaesthesiologist (q.v.). See ae.

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