anaesthesiologist








noun

  1. a physician who specializes in anesthesiology.

noun

  1. anesthesiology.

noun

  1. the US name for anaesthetics

noun

  1. the US name for anaesthetist Compare anesthetist
n.

1943, American English, from anaesthesiology + -ist.

n.

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

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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