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also a·naes·the·tize (ə-nĕs′thĭ-tīz′)
tr.v. a·nes·the·tized, a·nes·the·tiz·ing, a·nes·the·tiz·es also a·naes·the·tized or a·naes·the·tiz·ing or a·naes·the·tiz·es
To induce anesthesia in.

a·nes′the·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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"Millions of anesthetized women are wandering the world when they could have enjoyed a single kiss with their sweet baby: maybe he would be sick or disabled, maybe healthy ...
This study aimed to evaluate the differences found in blood counts among guans (Penelope obscura) under physical restraint and anesthetized with isoflurane.
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Regarding the LVdD, conscious animals also had lower values (4.1 [+ or -] 0.2 mm) than animals anesthetized with ISO (5.1 [+ or -] 0.2 mm), TP (5.5 [+ or -] 0.1 mm) and K/X (6.0 [+ or -] 0.1 mm), P < 0.001.
"We lack confidence that Judge (Aaron) Persky can fairly participate in this upcoming hearing in which a male nurse sexually assaulted an anesthetized female patient," Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said in a statement.
The dye flowed rapidly when the mice were unconscious, either asleep or anesthetized. In contrast, the dye barely flowed when the same mice were awake.
Trimetazidine is a widely used anti-ischemic agent, but effects of its chronic treatment on myocardial preconditioning in anesthetized animals have not been investigated.
"She was told that her father was at the hospital and when she went there Hajj anesthetized her and she was brought to the house of (Sheikh Othman) Al-Muhajjab, the tribal leader," said Qardo'.
Martin Luther King we celebrate is an "anesthetized" version of the man who really existed.
Researchers in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have demonstrated for the first time that a direct artificial connection from the brain to muscles can restore voluntary movement in monkeys whose arms have been temporarily anesthetized.
Anesthetized monkeys may be dead to the world, but their brains remain surprisingly lively.