anesthesiologist

or an·aes·the·si·ol·o·gist

[an-uh s-thee-zee-ol-uh-jist]

noun

a physician who specializes in anesthesiology.

Nearby words

  1. anes,
  2. anesthesia,
  3. anesthesia dolorosa,
  4. anesthesia record,
  5. anesthesimeter,
  6. anesthesiology,
  7. anesthetic,
  8. anesthetic depth,
  9. anesthetic leprosy,
  10. anesthetist

Origin of anesthesiologist

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

anaesthesiology

[an-uh s-thee-zee-ol-uh-jee]

noun

Related formsan·aes·the·si·ol·o·gist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for anaesthesiologist

anaesthesiology

US anesthesiology

noun

the US name for anaesthetics

anesthesiologist

anaesthesiologist

noun

the US name for anaesthetist Compare anesthetist
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Word Origin and History for anaesthesiologist
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