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Surgeon General


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The chief general officer in the medical departments of the U.S. Army, Navy, or Air Force.
  • n. The chief medical officer in the U.S. Public Health Service or in a state public health service.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The leading public health official in a country, state, or military division.


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