Aesculapian staff

Aesculapian staff

The symbol of medicine and the art of healing, which is depicted by a single serpent coiled around a rough, knotty staff.

Aesculapian staff

Medical history The symbol of medicine and the art of healing, which is depicted by a single serpent coiled around a rough knotty staff. Cf Caduceus.
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logo appears on the face; the central stop hand is shaped as an Aesculapian staff, a traditional medical symbol; the chronograph movement is calibrated for 30 heartbeats; the case is made of surgical steel; and it features a pulsemeter for measuring breathing rate and pulse.