anesthesiology

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anesthesiology an·es·the·si·ol·o·gy (ān'ĭs-thē'zē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
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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