Anesthesia

Anesthesia, or anaesthesia (from Greek ἀν-, an-, `without`; and αἴσθησις, aisthēsis, `sensation`, see spelling differences) is a temporary state consisting of unconsciousness, loss of memory, lack of pain, and muscle relaxation. Anesthesia is a unique medical intervention which does not itself offer any particular medical benefit ...
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Anesthesia

• (a.) Alt. of Anesthetic
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anesthesia

(an″es-the´zhә) lack of feeling or sensation. artificially induced loss of ability to feel pain, done to permit the performance of surgery or other painful procedures. It may be produced by a number of agents (anesthetics) capable of bringing about partial or complete loss of sensation.
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anesthesia

(from the article `conversion disorder`) ...have been `converted` into physical symptoms. Sensory disturbances may range from paresthesias (`peculiar` sensations) through hyperesthesias ...
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anesthesia

anaesthesia noun loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
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Anesthesia

An`es·the'si·a noun , An`es*thet'ic adjective Same as Anæsthesia , Anæsthetic .
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Anesthesia

A general term describing techniques to ease pain. Types of anesthesia often used during childbirth include local anesthesia
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Anesthesia

A general term describing techniques to ease pain. Types of anesthesia often used during childbirth include local anesthesia, general anesthesia, or analgesia.
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Anesthesia

A loss of feeling or awareness caused by drugs or other substances. Anesthesia keeps patients from feeling pain during surgery or other procedures. Local anesthesia is a loss of feeling in one small area of the body. Regional anesthesia is a loss of feeling in a part of the body, such as an arm or leg. General anesthesia is a loss of feeling and a ...
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anesthesia

A loss of feeling or awareness caused by drugs or other substances. Anesthesia keeps patients from feeling pain during surgery or other procedures. Local anesthesia is a loss of feeling in one small area of the body. Regional anesthesia is a loss of feeling in a part of the body, such as an arm or leg. General anesthesia is a loss of feeling and a ...
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anesthesia

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Anesthesia

Absence of pain sensation; numbing a tooth is local anesthesia; with general anesthesia the patient is unconscious. There are three different types of anesthesia. These are local regional and general.
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anesthesia

An absence of sensation, which may be of three types: general, local, pathological. General anesthesia is a reversible state of drug-induced suppression of reflexes, this facilitates many surgical procedures and avoids distress. An anesthesiologist attends to ensure stable anesthesia and to protect ...
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anesthesia

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 of tactile sensibility, or of any of the other sen...
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anesthesia

anesthesia (ănisthē'zhu) [Gr.,=insensibility], loss of sensation, especially that of pain, induced by drugs, especially as a means of facilitating safe surgical procedures. Early modern medical anesthesia dates to experiments with nitrous oxide (laughing gas) by Sir Humphry Davy of E...
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anesthesia

anesthesia A total or partial loss of the sense of pain, temperature, touch, etc.
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Anesthesia

Anesthesia: Loss of feeling or awareness. A general anesthetic puts the person to sleep. A local anesthetic causes loss of feeling in a part of the body such as a tooth or an area of skin without affecting consciousness. Regional anesthesia numbs a larger part of the body such as a leg or arm, also without affecting consciousness. The term 'conduct...
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Anesthesia

Loss of feeling or awareness. A general anesthetic puts the person to sleep. A local anesthetic causes loss of feeling in a part of the body such as a tooth or an area of skin without affecting consciousness. Regional anesthesia numbs a larger part of the body such as a leg or arm, also without affecting consciousness. The term "conduction anesthes...
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anesthesia

Loss of normal sensation or feeling. ... A drug used to produce anesthesia. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Anesthesia

loss of sensation in the body induced by an anesthetic
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anesthesia

Loss of sensation induced by a drug. This can be loss of sensation in a body part which is called local anesthesia or loss of consciousness with general anesthesia.
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anesthesia

Loss of sensation of a body part or of the body induced by the administration of a drug.
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Anesthesia

Loss of sensation or consciousness, may be local, regional, or general.
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Anesthesia

Medically induced loss of sensation. General anesthesia involves the entire body; local anesthesia involves only a particular area.
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Anesthesia

Medically induced loss of sensation. General anesthesia involves the entire body; local anesthesia involves only a particular area.
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