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    a picture of a staff (=thick stick) with wings at the top and two snakes wrapped around it, often used as a symbol of the medical profession
    The caduceus was worn or displayed by Roman surgeons, official messengers, and by military emissaries to signify a cessation of hostilities on the battlefield.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 03/06/2013 15:10:00

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