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anesthesiology

Pronunciation: an′es-thē′zē-ol′ō-jē

Definition: The medical specialty concerned with the pharmacologic, physiologic, and clinical bases of anesthesia and related fields, including resuscitation, intensive care, and acute and chronic pain.

[anesthesia + G. logos, treatise]

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