noun Date: 1942 anesthetist; specifically a physician specializing in anesthesiology

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

  • anesthesiologist — /an euhs thee zee ol euh jist/, n. a physician who specializes in anesthesiology. Also, anaesthesiologist. [1940 45; ANESTHESIOLOG(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

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  • anesthesiologist — an|es|the|si|ol|o|gist [ ,ænəs,θizi alədʒıst ] noun count AMERICAN a doctor who is trained to give people anesthetics before they have a medical operation …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • anesthesiologist — n. doctor who administers anesthesia …   English contemporary dictionary

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