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anesthesiology

or an·aes·the·si·ol·o·gy

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

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

n.

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

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anesthesiology 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.
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Related formsan•es•the•si•ol•o•gist (-jĭst) n.
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anesthesiology 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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