What does the medical symbol represent?
The Caduceus is a symbol of Hermes or Mercury in Greek and Roman mythology. Caduceus symbol is identified with thieves, merchants, and messengers, and Mercury is said to be a patron of thieves and outlaws, not a desirable protector of physicians.
What animal is on the medical symbol?
The caduceus is the traditional symbol of Hermes and features two snakes winding around an often winged staff.
What is the meaning of ⚕?
⚕️ 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.