Captain Kangaroo

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A popular term for the chairman of a paediatrics department
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Captain Kangaroo

Medical slang A popular term for the chairman of a pediatrics department. See Medical slang.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Bob Keeshan (aka "Captain Kangeroo"), "The Time Is Now" November/December 1988
Madigan first met Rogers while doing a newspaper article on another famous children's show host, Bob Keegan of Captain Kangeroo. Over the years, there were letters, e-mails, and visits.
There are some fun surfing possibilities here, since the categories range from "Critter Country" (rounding up all the usual suspects, such as alligators in the sewer and snakes in the pockets of winter coats) to "Radio and Television" (so, was rocker Frank Zappa really the son of the actor who played Mister Greenjeans on Captain Kangeroo?), with others covering Coca-Cola, college, movies, music, love, sex, weddings, Walt Disney, and more.