Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

anaesthesiology

[an-uh s-thee-zee-ol-uh-jee]
noun
  1. anesthesiology.
Show More
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.
Show More

Origin of anesthesiology

First recorded in 1910–15; anesthesi(a) + -o- + -logy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for anaesthesiology

anaesthesiology

US anesthesiology

noun
  1. the US name for anaesthetics
Show More

anesthesiology

noun
  1. the US name for anaesthetics
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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]
Show More

anesthesiology

n.

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

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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.
Show More
Related formsan•es•the•si•ol•o•gist (-jĭst) n.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

anaesthesiology in Science

anesthesiology

[ăn′ĭs-thē′zē-ŏlə-jē]
  1. The branch of medicine that deals with the study and application of anesthetics.
Show More
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.