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emergency medical technician

noun
1.
a person who is specially trained and certified to give emergency medical care to patients before they reach a healthcare facility.
Abbreviation: EMT.
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emergency medical technician

noun
1.
(US) a member of the emergency services who is trained to provide basic emergency medical care before a patient is taken to a hospital EMT
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emergency medical technician e·mer·gen·cy medical technician (ĭ-mûr'jən-sē)
n.
Abbr. EMT
A person trained and certified to appraise and initiate the administration of emergency care for victims of trauma or acute illness before or during transportation of victims to a health care facility.

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