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sur'geon gen'eral




pl., surgeons general.

1. the chief of medical services in one of the armed forces.
2. (caps.) the head of the U.S. Bureau of Public Health or, in some states, of a state health agency.

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

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