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anaesthetist, anesthetist (s) (noun), anaesthetists, anesthetists (pl)
A person trained to administer medications which induce an insensibility or dullness to pain: It takes several years of training and supervision by a senior staff member to qualify as an anesthetist.

There is a major distinction between an "anesthesiologist" and an anesthetist; an anesthesiologist is a physician (or, less often, a dentist) who specializes in the practice of anesthesiology while an anesthetist is a nurse, or technician, trained to administer anesthetics.

The history of medicine is a story of amazing foolishness and amazing intelligence.

-Jerome Tarshis
anesthetist (s) (noun), anesthetists (pl)
A person, not necessarily a physician, who administers medications to a person or an animal, the purpose of which is to render the recipient unaware of pain: The hospital employed several anesthetists to work in the operation rooms.