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technician

 [tek´nish´an]
a person skilled in the performance of the technical or procedural aspects of a health care profession; the minimum preparation for this role is generally an associate degree. The technician carries out the routine work of the profession under the supervision of a physician, therapist, technologist, or other health care professional. For names of specific occupations, see under the name.

tech·nol·o·gist

(tek-nol'ŏ-jist),
One trained in and using the techniques of a profession, art, or science.
Synonym(s): technician

technician

/tech·ni·cian/ (tek-nish´un) a person skilled in the performance of the technical or procedural aspects of a health care profession, usually with at least an associate degree, working under the supervision of a physician, therapist, technologist, or other health care professional.

technician

[teknish′ən]
Etymology: Gk, technikos, skillful
a person with special training and experience in some form of technical procedures, usually those involving mechanical adjustments, such as maintaining and operating radiological equipment.

tech·nol·o·gist

(tek-nol'ŏ-jist)
One trained in and using the techniques of a profession, art, or science.
Synonym(s): technician.

technician,

n a person skilled in the performance of technical procedures.
technician, dental,
n See technician, dental laboratory.
technician, dental laboratory,
n an individual skilled in the art of executing the dental professional's prescription for the mechanical fabrication of dental appliances.

technician

a person skilled in the performance of the technical or procedural aspects of a profession. Generally, the minimum preparation for this role is a course of training of 2 years full time or the equivalent. The technician carries out the routine work of the profession under the supervision of a veterinarian. Includes animal technician, veterinary nurse.

animal technician
after a basic training there is specialization into laboratory or agricultural animals, possibly zoo and wild animals.
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