It may be necessary, especially in the case of children, for the little patients to become familiar with the anesthetist.
My mental note-taking continued as the anesthetist worked over me with the ether.
alternative spelling of anaesthetist (q.v.). See ae.
anesthetist a·nes·the·tist (ə-něs'thĭ-tĭst)n. A person trained to administer anesthetics.