anesthesiology

or an·aes·the·si·ol·o·gy

[ an-uh s-thee-zee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌæn əsˌθi ziˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the science of administering anesthetics.

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Origin of anesthesiology

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

anesthesiology
/ (ˌænɪsˌθiːzɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the US name for anaesthetics
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Medical definitions for anesthesiology

anesthesiology
[ ăn′ĭs-thē′zē-ŏlə-jē ]

n.

The medical specialty concerned with the pharmacological, physiological, and clinical basis of anesthesia, including resuscitation, intensive respiratory care, and pain management.

Other words from anesthesiology

an•es•the•si•ol•o•gist (-jĭst) n.
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Scientific definitions for anesthesiology

anesthesiology
[ ăn′ĭs-thē′zē-ŏlə-jē ]

The branch of medicine that deals with the study and application of anesthetics.
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