• (n.) Entire or partial loss or absence of feeling or sensation; a state of general or local insensibility produced by disease or by the inhalation or application of an anaesthetic.
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(an neg. + Gr. aisthsis sensation) loss of feeling or sensation. Although the term is used for loss of tactile sensibility, or of any of the other senses, it is applied especially to loss of the sensation of pain, as it is induced to permit performance of surgery or other painful procedures.
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anaesthesia, anesthesia A partial or total loss of the sense of pain, temperature, touch, etc.; that may be produced by disease or an anesthetic. Local anaesthesia affects a limited area of the body; as opposed to general anaesthesia, which impacts the whole body. Although the term is used for loss ...
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Anaesthesia or anaesthesis is a state of insensibility to pain, formerly produced by inhaling chloroform, now by the application of other anaesthetic agents, such as morphine.
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Greek an = negative, and aisthesis = sensation, hence, loss of sensation; adjective - anaesthetic.
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[journal] Anaesthesia is the official journal of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. It is a peer-reviewed medical journal and is published monthly. == Impact == According to the 2008 Journal Citation Reports the journal has an impact factor of 2.178, ranking it 8t...
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1) Anesthesia 2) Physiological condition 3) Physiological state
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