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also an·aes·thet·ic  (ăn′ĭs-thĕt′ĭk)
1. Relating to or resembling anesthesia.
2. Causing anesthesia.
3. Insensitive.
1. An agent that causes loss of sensation with or without the loss of consciousness.
2. Something likened to this in effect: For some people watching television is an anesthetic for the mind.

[From Greek anaisthētos, without feeling : an-, without; see a-1 + aisthētos, perceptible (from aisthanesthai, to feel; see anesthesia).]

an′es·thet′i·cal·ly adv.


the usual US spelling of anaesthetically
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Upon arrival at the clinic, badgers were anesthetically induced with Ketamine HCl (Ketaset 100mg/ml; Fort Dodge Animal Health, Madison, NJ) (15 mg/kg) and Xylazine (AnaSed, 100mg/ml; LLOYD, Inc.
This suggests that anesthetically effective doses of clonidine do not prevent increase in serum catecholamine in response to modulation of efferent sympathetic nerve traffic.