anes·​the·​tist | \ ə-ˈnes-thə-tist How to pronounce anesthetist (audio) , British -ˈnēs- \

Definition of anesthetist

: a health-care professional trained to administer anesthetics — see also nurse anesthetist

Examples of anesthetist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lauren DeAngelis, 58, now a nurse anesthetist in Northern Virginia, became a lifeguard the year after Marson. Joe Heim, Washington Post, 31 July 2022 That makes Lauren Reece, a nurse anesthetist in Birmingham, Alabama, nervous. Aria Bendix, NBC News, 13 July 2022 Sarah Sellers, 30, finished second at the 2018 Boston Marathon while working as a nurse anesthetist. Kelyn Soong, Washington Post, 5 July 2022 The anesthetist makes cheerful small talk in broken English about being a Liverpool football fan. Mailee Osten-tan, Longreads, 8 June 2022 Nurse anesthetist Rex Meeker was also charged with reckless manslaughter. Julie Mazziotta,, 18 Feb. 2022 Nurse anesthetist Rex Meeker, who was also involved in the case, is also facing a charge of reckless manslaughter. CBS News, 18 Feb. 2022 Kenea has made enough money to help cover the tuition to become a nurse anesthetist. New York Times, 15 Feb. 2022 Criminal charges have been filed against a prominent plastic surgeon and an anesthetist who were involved in the 2019 breast augmentation surgery on 18-year-old Emmalyn Nguyen, who died following the procedure, authorities announced Wednesday. CBS News, 18 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of anesthetist

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Anesthetist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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variants: or chiefly British anaesthetist \ ə-​ˈnes-​thət-​əst, British -​ˈnēs-​ \

Medical Definition of anesthetist

: a health-care professional trained to administer anesthetics — see nurse anesthetist

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