EMT

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noun \ˌē-(ˌ)em-ˈtē\

Definition of EMT

  1. :  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 and Etymology of emt

emergency medical technician


First Known Use: 1972


EMT Defined for English Language Learners

EMT

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noun \ˌē-(ˌ)em-ˈtē\

Definition of EMT for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

EMT

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noun \ˈē-ˈem-ˈtē\

Medical Definition of EMT

  1. :  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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