anesthesiologist

noun an·es·the·si·ol·o·gist \ -ˌthē-zē-ˈä-lə-jist \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of anesthesiologist

:anesthetist; specifically :a physician specializing in anesthesiology

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First Known Use of anesthesiologist

1922


ANESTHESIOLOGIST Defined for English Language Learners

anesthesiologist

noun

Definition of anesthesiologist for English Language Learners

  • medical : a doctor who specializes in anesthesia and anesthetics


Medical Dictionary

anesthesiologist

noun an·es·the·si·ol·o·gist
variants: or chiefly British anaesthesiologist play \ˌan-əs-ˌthē-zē-ˈäl-ə-jəst\

medical Definition of anesthesiologist

:anesthetist; specifically :a physician specializing in anesthesiology

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