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anaesthesiology

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

anesthesiologist

or anaesthesiologist

[an-uh s-thee-zee-ol-uh-jist] /ˌæn əsˌθi ziˈɒl ə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a physician who specializes in anesthesiology.
Origin of anesthesiologist
1940-1945
1940-45; anesthesiolog(y) + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for anaesthesiologist

anaesthesiology

/ˌænɪsˌθiːzɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the US name for anaesthetics

anesthesiologist

/ˌænɪsˌθiːzɪˈɒlədʒɪst/
noun
1.
the US name for anaesthetist Compare anesthetist
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Word Origin and History for anaesthesiologist
n.

1943, American English, from anaesthesiology + -ist.

anesthesiologist

n.

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

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]

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