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general anesthetic

n.
Any of various anesthetic drugs, usually administered by inhalation or intravenous injection, that produce general anesthesia.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.general anesthetic - an anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
anaesthetic, anaesthetic agent, anesthetic, anesthetic agent - a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride - a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
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Translations
celková anestezie
totalbedøvelse
nukutus
opća anestezija
全身麻酔
전신 마취
narkos
การวางยาสลบ
gây mê toàn thể

general anesthetic

تَخْديرٌ عَامّ celková anestezie totalbedøvelse Vollnarkose γενική αναισθησία anestesia general nukutus anesthésie générale opća anestezija anestesia totale 全身麻酔 전신 마취 narcose narkose znieczulenie ogólne anestesia geral средство для общего обезболивания narkos การวางยาสลบ genel anestezi gây mê toàn thể 全身麻醉
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Tribune News Network - Doha : Hamad Medical Corporation's (Ambulatory Care Center) is transforming the way children undergoing surgery under general anesthetic receive care by allowing parents to accompany their child into the operating theater and to stay with them while the anesthetic is being administered.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning that repeated or lengthy use of general anesthetic and sedation drugs during surgeries or procedures in children younger than 3 years or in pregnant women during their third trimester may affect the development of children's brains.
Local and general anesthetic agents are commonly used in pregnancy, especially for epidural or combined spinal epidural analgesia at delivery.
Though the woman can no longer feel the dull ache in her hip, she can feel a prickly burning in her arm where a general anesthetic drips intravenously into her veins.
In a preliminary study, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have linked a common general anesthetic to brain cell death and neuronal changes associated with Alzheimer's disease(AD), according to a report published in the February 7 Journal of Neuroscience.
``Patients like Samantha understand surgeons may have to resort to general anesthetic at any time during an operation.
The patient is placed under a local or general anesthetic, and the surgeon works through a speculum.

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