surgeon general

noun

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


SURGEON GENERAL Defined for English Language Learners

surgeon general

noun

Definition of surgeon general for English Language Learners

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


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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