Anaesthesiology



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the science of administering .
noun
the US name for anaesthetics
noun
the US name for anaesthetics
n.

1908, from anaesthesia + -ology.

Anesthesiology. This is the new term adopted by the University of Illinois defining “the science that treats of the means and methods of producing in man or animal various degrees of insensibility with or without hypnosis.” [“Medical Herald,” January, 1912]

n.

alternative spelling of anaesthesiology (q.v.). See ae.

anesthesiology an·es·the·si·ol·o·gy (ān’ĭs-thē’zē-ŏl’ə-jē)
n.
The medical specialty concerned with the pharmacological, physiological, and clinical basis of anesthesia, including resuscitation, intensive respiratory care, and pain management.
an·es·the·si·ol·o·gist (-jĭst)
anesthesiology
(ān’ĭs-thē’zē-ŏl’ə-jē)
The branch of medicine that deals with the study and application of anesthetics.

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