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anaesthetist

noun [C] mainly UK (US usually anesthetist)     /əˈniːs.θə.tɪst/ US  /-ˈnes.θə.t̬ɪst/
a doctor who gives anaesthetic to people in hospitalDoctors and health workers generally anaesthetize (UK usually anaesthetise, mainly US anesthetize)     /-taɪz/ verb [T]
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