agent which produces a local or general loss of sensation, including pain. General anesthesia involves loss of consciousness, usually for the purpose ... [23 related articles]
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Type: Term Pronunciation: an′es-thet′ik Definitions: 1. A compound that reversibly depresses neuronal function, which produces loss of ability to perceive pain and/or other sensations. 2. Collective designation for anesthetizing agents administered to a person at a particular time. 3. Ch...
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An anesthetic (USA English) (or anaesthetic, (Commonwealth English) see spelling differences) is a drug that causes anesthesia—reversible loss of sensation. They contrast with analgesics (painkillers), which relieve pain without eliminating sensation. These drugs are generally administered to fac...
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A class of drugs that eliminates or reduces pain. See local anesthetic.
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medication that reduces pain by dulling sensation
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A medication that can be given by injection or as a topical ointment over the skin. The medicine causes a loss of pain sensation in one particular area of the body. Common anesthetics that are used during childbirth include an epidural, which allows the patient to remain alert throughout labor and d...
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A drug which a doctor or dentist uses to put you, your mouth, or some other part of your body asleep so you do not feel any pain during dental or medical procedures.
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A drug or other substance that causes a loss of feeling or awareness. Local anesthetics cause a loss of feeling in one small area of the body. Regional anesthetics cause a loss of feeling in a part of the body, such as an arm or leg. General anesthetics cause a loss of feeling and a complete loss of...
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1) A drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations 2) Anaesthetic 3) Insensible 4) It may put you in the arms of morpheus
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A medication that produces a loss of sensation, either partially or completely.
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