anaesthesiology

[an-uh s-thee-zee-ol-uh-jee]
Related formsan·aes·the·si·ol·o·gist, noun

anesthesiology

or an·aes·the·si·ol·o·gy

[an-uh s-thee-zee-ol-uh-jee]
noun
  1. the science of administering anesthetics.

Origin of anesthesiology

First recorded in 1910–15; anesthesi(a) + -o- + -logy
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British Dictionary definitions for anaesthesiology

anaesthesiology

US anesthesiology

noun
  1. the US name for anaesthetics

anesthesiology

noun
  1. the US name for anaesthetics
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Word Origin and History for anaesthesiology
n.

1908, from anaesthesia + -ology.

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]

anesthesiology

n.

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

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anaesthesiology in Medicine

anesthesiology

[ăn′ĭs-thē′zē-ŏlə-jē]
n.
  1. The medical specialty concerned with the pharmacological, physiological, and clinical basis of anesthesia, including resuscitation, intensive respiratory care, and pain management.
Related formsan•es•the•si•ol•o•gist (-jĭst) n.
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anaesthesiology in Science

anesthesiology

[ăn′ĭs-thē′zē-ŏlə-jē]
  1. The branch of medicine that deals with the study and application of anesthetics.
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