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an·aes·the·sia

 (ăn′ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
Variant of anesthesia.
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anaesthesia

(ˌænɪsˈθiːzɪə) or

anesthesia

n
1. (Medicine) local or general loss of bodily sensation, esp of touch, as the result of nerve damage or other abnormality
2. (Medicine) loss of sensation, esp of pain, induced by drugs: called general anaesthesia when consciousness is lost and local anaesthesia when only a specific area of the body is involved
3. a general dullness or lack of feeling
Also called: anaesthesis
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek anaisthēsia absence of sensation, from an- + aisthēsis feeling]
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an•es•the•sia

or an•aes•the•sia

(ˌæn əsˈθi ʒə)

n.
1. general or localized insensibility, induced by drugs or other intervention and used in surgery or other painful procedures.
2. general loss of the senses of feeling, as pain, temperature, and touch.
[1715–25; < New Latin < Greek anaisthēsía want of feeling. See an-1, esthesia]
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anesthesia, anaesthesia, anesthesis, anaesthesis

the absence of physical sensation. — anesthesiologist, anaesthesiologist, anaesthetist, n.anesthetic, anaesthetic, n., adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anaesthesia - loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousnessanaesthesia - loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
cryoanaesthesia, cryoanesthesia - insensibility resulting from cold
general anaesthesia, general anesthesia - a state of total unconsciousness resulting from anesthetic drugs (as for a major surgical operation)
local anaesthesia, local anesthesia - loss of sensation in a small area of the body (as when a local anesthetic is injected for a tooth extraction)
block anaesthesia, block anesthesia, conduction anaesthesia, conduction anesthesia, nerve block anaesthesia, nerve block anesthesia - anesthesia of an area supplied by a nerve; produced by an anesthetic agent applied to the nerve
regional anaesthesia, regional anesthesia - loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth)
topical anaesthesia, topical anesthesia - loss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
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Translations
تَخْدير، خُدار
anestezie
bedøvelsefølelsesløshednarkose
altatásérzéstelenítés
svæfing, deyfing
anestezi

anaesthesia

anesthesia (US) [ˌænɪsˈθiːzɪə] Nanestesia f
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anaesthesia

[ˌænɪsˈθiːzɪə] (British) anesthesia (US) nanesthésie f
under anaesthesia → sous anesthésie local anaesthesia, general anaesthesia
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anaesthesia

, (US) anesthesia
nBetäubung f
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anaesthesia

anesthesia (Am) [ˌænɪsˈθiːzɪə] nanestesia
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anaesthetic

(American) anesthetic (anəsˈθetik) noun
a substance, used in surgery etc, that causes lack of feeling in a part of the body or unconsciousness.
ˌanaesˈthesia (-ˈθiːziə) , ((American) -ʒə) noun
loss of consciousness or of feeling caused by an anaesthetic.
anaesthetist (əˈniːsθətist) , ((American) əˈnes-) noun
the doctor responsible for giving an anaesthetic to the patient during a surgical operation.
anaesthetize, anaesthetise (əˈniːsθətaiz) , ((American) əˈnes-) verb
to make (someone) unable to feel pain etc (by giving an anaesthetic to).
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Instantly my brain cleared and there swept back across the threshold of my memory the vivid picture of the horrors of that ghostly Arizona cave; again, as on that far-gone night, my muscles refused to respond to my will and again, as though even here upon the banks of the placid Hudson, I could hear the awful moans and rustling of the fearsome thing which had lurked and threatened me from the dark recesses of the cave, I made the same mighty and superhuman effort to break the bonds of the strange anaesthesia which held me, and again came the sharp click as of the sudden parting of a taut wire, and I stood naked and free beside the staring, lifeless thing that had so recently pulsed with the warm, red life-blood of John Carter.
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