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surgeon general

noun

Simple Definition of surgeon general

  • : the chief medical officer of a branch of the military or of a public health service

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of surgeon general

plural

surgeons general

  1. :  the chief medical officer of a branch of the armed services or of a public health service

1706

First Known Use of surgeon general

1706


Medical Dictionary

surgeon general

noun

Medical Definition of surgeon general

plural

surgeons general

  1. :  the chief medical officer of a branch of the armed services or of a public health service




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