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surgeon general

surgeon general

pronunciation:
suhr jn je n rl [or] suhr jn jen rl
part of speech: noun
inflections: surgeons general
definition 1: the highest officer in the medical department of the U.S. Army, Navy, or Air Force.
definition 2: (cap.) the chief of the U.S. Bureau of Public Health, or of the health agency of any of certain states in the United States.