anesthetist

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

Definition of anesthetist

: one who administers anesthetics

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First Known Use of anesthetist

1860


ANESTHETIST Defined for English Language Learners

anesthetist

noun

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

medical Definition of anesthetist

: one trained to administer anesthetics — compare anesthesiologist


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