anaesthetist anaesthetist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • A duty officer at the cramped headquarters scans his file cards and quickly puts together an appropriate team that usually consists of a doctor, a surgeon and an anaesthetist, as .

Quotes

  • Responding to a question on dentistry, Abbott noted: "Dentistry can be a little bit painful, and you need an anaesthetist. And it's interesting that the prime minister has had some medical experience as an anaesthetist in the House of...
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Tony Abbott Source: BBC News

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