Staff-of-aesculapius



noun
1.
a representation of a forked staff with an entwining serpent, used as a symbol of the medical profession and as the insignia of the American Medical Association and other medical organizations.
Compare caduceus (def 2).
staff of Aesculapius
noun
1.
an emblem consisting of a staff with a serpent entwined around it, used by the Royal Medical Corps and the American Medical Association Compare caduceus (sense 2)

staff of Aesculapius staff of Aes·cu·la·pi·us (ěs’kyə-lā’pē-əs)
n.
A rod with a single serpent twining around it, used as the symbol of medicine.

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