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anaesthetist

(ə-nĕs′thĭ-tĭst)
n.
Variant of anesthetist.

anaesthetist

anaesthetist

MedspeakUK A consultant (doctor who is a member of the appropriate Royal College) in anaesthetics.
MedspeakUS A nurse who is state licensed to provide general anesthesia.

a·nes·the·tist

(ă-nes'thĕ-tist)
One who administers an anesthetic, whether an anesthesiologist, a physician who is not an anesthesiologist, a nurse anesthetist, or an anesthesia assistant.
Synonym(s): anaesthetist.

anaesthetist

A doctor skilled in the administration of all forms of local and general anesthetics for surgical, obstetrical and other purposes, and in the techniques of life support for the critically ill or injured.

a·nes·the·tist

(ă-nes'thĕ-tist)
One who administers an anesthetic, whether an anesthesiologist, a physician who is not an anesthesiologist, a nurse anesthetist, or an anesthesia assistant.
Synonym(s): anaesthetist.
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