anesthetist

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noun anes·the·tist \ə-ˈnes-thə-tist, British -ˈnēs-\

Definition of anesthetist

  1. :  one who administers anesthetics

1860

First Known Use of anesthetist

1860


ANESTHETIST Defined for English Language Learners

anesthetist

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noun anes·the·tist \ə-ˈnes-thə-tist, British -ˈnēs-\

Definition of anesthetist for English Language Learners

  • medical : a doctor or nurse who gives an anesthetic to a patient


Medical Dictionary

anesthetist

noun anes·the·tist

Medical Definition of anesthetist

  1. :  one trained to administer anesthetics—compare anesthesiologist

Variants of anesthetist

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