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anesthesiology (n.)

1908, from anesthesia + -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]

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Definitions of anesthesiology from WordNet

anesthesiology (n.)
the branch of medical science that studies and applies anesthetics;
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