staff of Aesculapius(redirected from Rod of Asclepius)
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staff of Aesculapius
(Medicine) an emblem consisting of a staff with a serpent entwined round it, used by the Royal Medical Corps and the American Medical Association. Compare caduceus2
staff′ of Aescula′pius
a representation of a forked staff entwined with a serpent, used as a symbol of the medical profession.