aesculapian


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Related to aesculapian: dendroglyph, Aesculapian staff

aes·cu·la·pi·an

(es-kyū-lā'pē-ăn),
Relating to Aesculapius, the art of medicine, or a medical practitioner.
Synonym(s): esculapian
[L. Aesculapius, G. Asklēpios, the god of medicine]

aes·cu·la·pi·an

(ēskyū-lāpē-ăn)
Relating to Aesculapius, the art of medicine, or a medical practitioner.
[L. Aesculapius, G. Asklēpios, the god of medicine]
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