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emergency medical technician

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noun
  1. a person who is specially trained and certified to give emergency medical care to patients before they reach a healthcare facility. Abbreviation: EMT
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paramedic, EMT, lifesaver

British Dictionary definitions for emergency medical technician

emergency medical technician

noun
  1. US a member of the emergency services who is trained to provide basic emergency medical care before a patient is taken to a hospitalAbbreviation: EMT
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emergency medical technician in Medicine

emergency medical technician

(ĭ-mûrjən-sē)
n.
  1. A person trained and certified to appraise and initiate the administration of emergency care for victims of trauma or acute illness before or during transportation of victims to a health care facility.
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