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Definition: doctor fish
, n. [OE. surgien, OF. surgien, contr. fr.
chirurgien. See Chirurgeon
1. One whose profession or occupation is to cure diseases or
injuries of the body by manual operation; one whose
occupation is to cure local injuries or disorders (such as
wounds, dislocations, tumors, etc.), whether by manual
operation, or by medication and constitutional treatment.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of ch[ae]todont
fishes of the family Teuthid[ae]
, or Acanthurid[ae]
which have one or two sharp lancelike spines on each side
of the base of the tail. Called also surgeon fish
, lancet fish
, and sea surgeon
, one who unites the practice of surgery
with that of the apothecary. --Dunglison.
, a dental surgeon; a dentist.
. See def. 2, above.
(a) In the United States army, the chief of the medical
(b) In the British army, a surgeon ranking next below the
chief of the medical department.