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Pronunciation: ă-nes′thĕ-tist


  1. One who administers an anesthetic, whether an anesthesiologist, a physician who is not an anesthesiologist, a nurse anesthetist, or an anesthesia assistant.
  2. In Britain, anesthesiologist.

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