flight surgeon
noun Date: 1925 a military medical officer specializing in aerospace medicine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flight surgeon — flight′ sur geon n. mil a medical officer in the U.S. Air Force who is trained in aviation medicine • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

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  • flight surgeon — a medical officer in the U.S. Air Force who is trained in aviation medicine. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Flight Surgeon Badge (United States) — The Flight Surgeon Badge is a military badge of the United States Armed Forces which has existed since the Second World War. The Flight Surgeon Badge is presented to those members of the military who are both qualified medical officers and… …   Wikipedia

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