rod of Asclepius

noun phrase

variants or rod of Aesculapius

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rod of Asclepius was in 1902

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“Rod of Asclepius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

rod of Asclepius

rod of As·​cle·​pi·​us -ˌa-ˈsklē-pē-əs How to pronounce rod of Asclepius (audio)
variants or rod of Aesculapius
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