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an·aes·thet·ic

 (ăn′ĭs-thĕt′ĭk)
adv. & n.
Variant of anesthetic.

anaesthetic

(ˌænɪsˈθɛtɪk) or

anesthetic

n
(Pharmacology) a substance that causes anaesthesia
adj
(Medicine) causing or characterized by anaesthesia
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anaesthetic - a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensationsanaesthetic - a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
general anaesthetic, general anesthetic - an anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
intravenous anesthetic - an anesthetic that produces anesthesia when injected into the circulatory system
local anaesthetic, local anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, local - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
spinal anaesthetic, spinal anesthetic - an anesthetic that is injected into the spine
Adj.1.anaesthetic - relating to or producing insensibility
2.anaesthetic - characterized by insensibilityanaesthetic - characterized by insensibility; "the young girls are in a state of possession--blind and deaf and anesthetic"; "an anesthetic state"
insensible - incapable of physical sensation; "insensible to pain"; "insensible earth"

anaesthetic

noun
1. painkiller, narcotic, sedative, opiate, anodyne, analgesic, soporific, stupefacient, stupefactive The operation is carried out under general anaesthetic.
adjective
1. pain-killing, dulling, numbing, narcotic, sedative, opiate, deadening, anodyne, analgesic, soporific, sleep-inducing, stupefacient, stupefactive They are rendered unconscious by anaesthetic darts.

anesthetic

also anaesthetic
adjective
Lacking passion and emotion:
Translations
مُخَدِّرمُخَدِّر ، بَنْج
anestetikum
bedøvelseanestesi
nukutusaine
anestetik
érzéstelenítõ
svæfingar-/deyfingarlyf
麻酔薬
마취제
anestetikasanestezijaanesteziologasanestezuotiapmarinti
anestezējošs līdzeklis
anestetikum
anestetik
bedövningsmedel
ยาชา
narkoz ilâcıuyuşturucuuyuşturucu ilâç
thuốc gây mê

anaesthetic

anesthetic (US) [ˌænɪsˈθetɪk]
A. Nanestésico m
local/general anaestheticanestesia f local/total
to be under (an) anaestheticestar anestesiado
to give sb an anaesthetic; put sb under (an) anaestheticanestesiar a algn
B. ADJanestésico

anaesthetic

[ˌænɪsˈθɛtɪk] (British) anesthetic (US)
adjanesthésique
nanesthésique m
under anaesthetic → sous anesthésie local anaesthetic, general anaesthetic

anaesthetic

, (US) anesthetic
nNarkose f, → Anästhesie f (spec); (= substance)Narkosemittel nt, → Anästhetikum nt (spec); general anaestheticVollnarkose f; local anaestheticörtliche Betäubung, Lokalanästhesie f (spec); the nurse gave him a local anaestheticdie Schwester gab ihm eine Spritze zur örtlichen Betäubung; the patient is still under the anaestheticder Patient ist noch in der Narkose; when he comes out of the anaestheticwenn er aus der Narkose aufwacht
adj effectbetäubend, anästhetisch; anaesthetic drugBetäubungsmittel nt

anaesthetic

anesthetic (Am) [ˌænɪsˈθɛtɪk]
1. nanestetico
under (the) anaesthetic → sotto anestesia
local/general anaesthetic → anestesia locale/totale
2. adjanestetico/a

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).

anaesthetic

مُخَدِّر anestetikum bedøvelse Narkose αναισθητικό anestésico nukutusaine anesthésie anestetik anestetico 麻酔薬 마취제 verdovingsmiddel bedøvelsesmiddel środek znieczulający anestesia, anestésico обезболивающее средство bedövningsmedel ยาชา uyuşturucu thuốc gây mê 麻醉剂
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The return to reality was as painful as the return to consciousness after taking an anaesthetic.
He breathed in the water deeply, deliberately, after the manner of a man taking an anaesthetic.
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In short, weighted by his seventy years, in the vast and silent loneliness of the North, Old Tarwater, as in the delirium of drug or anaesthetic, recovered within himself, the infantile mind of the child-man of the early world.
In this closet," she said, "one could keep a skeleton or anaesthetic or coal "
He is under the influence of a mild anaesthetic," Doctor Sarson explained.
Though risks are small, but present, in every patient who has a general anaesthetic, the `awake' procedure is not something to be taken lightly, as Dr Scott explained.
Their husbands told the inquest how their wives died within hours of coming round from the anaesthetic and showed similar symptoms.
ALL organ donors who have been diagnosed as brain dead should be given anaesthetic while being operated on, a top doctor said yesterday.
Most of Neil Leach's long essay The Anaesthetics of Architecture -- promising locution -- is simply a post-Baudrillardian drift through the well-explored territory of the aestheticized sign -- that 'effacement of depth' -- and its anaesthetic consequences for culture.
Chiroscience Group plc today announced that it has licensed its long acting local anaesthetic Chirocaine(R) to Purdue Pharma L.
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