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EMT

noun \ˌē-(ˌ)em-ˈtē\

: a person who is trained to provide emergency medical services to patients who are being taken to a hospital

Full Definition of EMT

:  a specially trained medical technician certified to provide basic emergency services (as cardiopulmonary resuscitation) before and during transportation to a hospital — compare paramedic 2
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Origin of EMT

emergency medical technician
First Known Use: 1972
EMT Defined for Kids

EMT

noun \ˌē-ˌem-ˈtē\
plural EMTs or EMT's

Definition of EMT for Kids

:  a person that is trained to give emergency medical care to a patient before and on the way to a hospital
Medical Dictionary

EMT

noun \ˈē-ˈem-ˈtē\

Medical Definition of EMT

:  a specially trained medical technician certified to provide basic emergency services (as cardiopulmonary resuscitation) before and during transportation to a hospital—called also emergency medical technician; compare paramedic 2

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