Anesthetist



a person who administers , usually a specially trained doctor or nurse.
Historical Examples

It may be necessary, especially in the case of children, for the little patients to become familiar with the anesthetist.
Psychotherapy James J. Walsh

My mental note-taking continued as the anesthetist worked over me with the ether.
“And they thought we wouldn’t fight” Floyd Gibbons

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

alternative spelling of anaesthetist (q.v.). See ae.

anesthetist a·nes·the·tist (ə-něs’thĭ-tĭst)
n.
A person trained to administer anesthetics.

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