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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

Origin of EMT

emergency medical technician
First Known Use: 1972

EMT

noun \ˈē-ˈem-ˈtē\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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