anesthetist


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anesthetist

a person who administers anesthetics: I spoke with the anesthetist before my surgery.
Not to be confused with:
aesthetician – a person trained to administer facials and give advice on makeup and care of the skin

a·nes·the·tist

also a·naes·the·tist  (ə-nĕs′thĭ-tĭst)
n.
A person specially trained to administer anesthetics.

anesthetist

(əˈnɛsθətɪst)
n
(Medicine) (in the US) a person qualified to administer anaesthesia, often a nurse or someone other than a physician. Compare anesthesiologist

an•es•the•tist

(əˈnɛs θɪ tɪst)

n.
a person who administers anesthetics, usu. a specially trained doctor or nurse.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anesthetist - a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treatedanesthetist - a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations
anestesiador
anestesiologi
anestetičar

anesthetist

V. nurse anesthetist.
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Rob Rogers, chief certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) at North Mississippi Medical Center, has been elected president of the Mississippi Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
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