[ uh-nes-thi-tist ]
/ əˈnɛs θɪ tɪst /
a person who administers anesthetics, usually a specially trained doctor or nurse.
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British Dictionary definitions for anesthetist
/ (əˈnɛsθətɪst) /
(in the US) a person qualified to administer anaesthesia, often a nurse or someone other than a physicianCompare anesthesiologist
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Medicine definitions for anesthetist
[ ə-nĕs′thĭ-tĭst ]
A person trained to administer anesthetics.
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