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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
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a·nes·the·tistalso a·naes·the·tist (ə-nĕs′thĭ-tĭst)
A person specially trained to administer anesthetics.
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(Medicine) (in the US) a person qualified to administer anaesthesia, often a nurse or someone other than a physician. Compare anesthesiologist
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an•es•the•tist(əˈnɛs θɪ tɪst)
a person who administers anesthetics, usu. a specially trained doctor or nurse.
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|Noun||1.||anesthetist - a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated|
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