What does ⚕ mean?
⚕️ Medical Symbol
A symbol displaying of a rod with a snake entwined around the outside in a downward-spiral shape. Associated with medicine and health care services such as doctors or hospitals. A similar and related symbol called the Caduceus is frequently used in the United States.
What does the snake symbolize in Christianity?
It can represent death, destruction, evil, a penetrating legless essence, and/or poison. In the Christian tradition, Satan (in the guise of the serpent) instigated the fall by tricking Eve into breaking God’s command. Thus the serpent can represent temptation, the devil, and deceit.
What does a snake symbolize?
Historically, serpents and snakes represent fertility or a creative life force. As snakes shed their skin through sloughing, they are symbols of rebirth, transformation, immortality, and healing. The ouroboros is a symbol of eternity and continual renewal of life.