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flight surgeon Syllabification: flight sur·geon

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of flight surgeon in English:


A military surgeon specializing in aerospace medicine.
Example sentences
  • Pat was a NASA flight surgeon and the Crew Surgeon for the Challenger mission and many other Shuttle flights.
  • Recent expeditions have included one to a local school by a group including, among others, a flight surgeon, other aircrew members, two military dog handlers, and Waldo, their four-legged foot soldier.
  • The new flight surgeon that's going over with my unit came by on Monday and Tuesday to see how things were going, wish I could have made a better first impression but the office was a mad house.
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