flight surgeon

noun
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of flight surgeon

: a military medical officer specializing in aerospace medicine

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First Known Use of flight surgeon

1925

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flight surgeon

noun

medical Definition of flight surgeon

: a medical officer (as in the United States Air Force) qualified by additional training for specialization in the psychological and medical problems associated with flying

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