The emoji has its origin in Greek mythology, which is widely accepted by the medical fraternity as their emblem. The symbol is the staff held by the ancient Greek God of medicine, Asclepius. ⚕️ has a serpent entwined around a rod with a sphere at the top. Mostly known to people working in health-related field, is seldom used by others. You can use the staff of Asclepius in text to refer to a hospital, medicines or related emergency that needs urgent attention.
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Use shortcode : :medical_symbol:, :staff_of_aesculapius:
Note: - If you can't see the emoji, your device may not support Medical Symbol emoji but you can still use it on other platforms.
Representations : medical symbol can be represented by ⚕️ emoji.
but currently not supported in LG, HTC, Messenger, Mozilla
Medical Symbol may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Medical Symbol emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Medical Symbol can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS but not supported in LG, HTC, Messenger, Mozilla. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Medical Symbol emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.
This emoji was first introduced in Unicode 4.1 and was later added to Emoji 4.0. Medical Symbol emoji was first rolled out by Samsung on April 27, 2013 with TouchWiz Nature UX 2 update. 2 years later Skype, Twitter, Google, Apple released ⚕️ emoji on June 1, 2015, September 20, 2016, October 20, 2016, December 12, 2016 respectively.
|Spanish||símbolo de medicina|
|Italian||simbolo della medicina|
|Portuguese||símbolo da medicina|
|Code Point(s):||2695; fe0f|
|UTF-8:||E2 9A 95|
|UTF-8 (C):||E2 9A 95|
|UTF-32 (C):||0x00002695; 0x0000FE0F|
|UTF-8:||342 232 225|
|Other developer codes:|
|Java, C++, C:||"0x2695"|