anesthetist anesthetist n. 1. a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before the patient is treated. [Also spelled {anaesthetist}.]

Syn: anesthesiologist. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • anaesthetist — (n.) 1861; see ANAESTHESIA (Cf. anaesthesia) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anaesthetist — (US anesthetist) ► NOUN ▪ a medical specialist who administers anaesthetics …   English terms dictionary

  • anaesthetist — UK [əˈniːsθətɪst] / US [əˈnesθətɪst] noun [countable] Word forms anaesthetist : singular anaesthetist plural anaesthetists British a doctor who is trained to give people anaesthetics. The American word is anesthesiologist …   English dictionary

  • anaesthetist — [[t]əni͟ːsθətɪst[/t]] anaesthetists N COUNT An anaesthetist is a doctor who specializes in giving anaesthetics to patients. [BRIT] (in AM, use anesthesiologist) …   English dictionary

  • anaesthetist — chiefly British variant of anesthetist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anaesthetist — a·naes·the·tist (ə nĕsʹthĭ tĭst) n. Variant of anesthetist. * * * …   Universalium

  • anaesthetist — noun anesthesiologist …   Wiktionary

  • anaesthetist — n. a medically qualified doctor who administers an anaesthetic to induce unconsciousness in a patient before a surgical operation …   Medical dictionary

  • Anaesthetist — anesthesiologist …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • anaesthetist — Australian Slang anesthesiologist …   English dialects glossary

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