Definition of anesthesiology in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌanəsˌTHēzēˈäləjē/
(British anaesthesiology)


The branch of medicine concerned with anesthesia and anesthetics.
Example sentences
  • One study examined the effects of music use in various medical specialties, including anesthesiology, surgery, orthopedics, dentistry, and obstetrics.
  • We presented the flow chart to nurses and physicians in orthopaedics, anaesthesiology, and intensive care during small group teaching sessions of about 15 minutes' duration.
  • Each of these entails invasiveness, risks, and limitations on usefulness, as well as such medical expertise as anesthesiology, surgery, radiology, dietary, and general nursing.



Pronunciation: /ˌanəsˌTHēzēˈäləjəst/
Example sentences
  • This team may include a neonatologist, a pediatric anesthesiologist, or pediatric surgeon, as well as neonatal nurses and nurse practitioners.
  • The learner audience would include surgeons, nurse anesthetists, anesthesiologists, perioperative nurses, technicians, and RN first assistants.
  • The anesthesiologist administered the epidural anesthetic, rotated off call, and left the hospital.

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Syllabification: an·es·the·si·ol·o·gy

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