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perfusionist


perfusionist

noun per·fu·sion·ist \pər-ˈfyüzh-(ə-)nəst\

Definition of PERFUSIONIST

:  a certified medical technician responsible for extracorporeal oxygenation of the blood during open-heart surgery and for the operation and maintenance of equipment (as a heart-lung machine) controlling it
March 05, 2015
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