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ca•du•ce•us



Pronunciation: (ku-dOO'sē-us, -syOOs, -shus, -dyOO'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/caduceus.html on line 85 [key]
n.,
pl. -ce•iPronunciation: (-sē-ī"). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/caduceus.html on line 99 [key]

1. Class. Myth.the staff carried by Mercury as messenger of the gods.
2. a representation of this staff used as an emblem of the medical profession and as the insignia of the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Cf. staff of Aesculapius.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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