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anaesthetic Saltos de línea: an¦aes|thet¦ic
Pronunciación: /ˌanɪsˈθɛtɪk/
(US anesthetic)

Definición de anaesthetic en inglés:


1A substance that induces insensitivity to pain.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Supplements that have the potential to cause major complications in perioperative patients are those that prolong bleeding and those that increase sedative effects of anesthetics and analgesics.
  • We're getting very close to medical anaesthetics like halothane, though.
  • There was little difference in maternal safety between inhalational anaesthetics used for general anaesthesia.
narcotic, soporific, stupefacient, painkiller, sedative, anodyne, analgesic, opiate;
general, local
2 (anaesthetics) [treated as singular] The study or practice of anaesthesia: he trained as a medical technical officer, working in anaesthetics
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Those who work in paediatrics, anaesthetics and surgery work an average of 84 or 85 hours.
  • This generated what is called a ‘trauma call’ - the relevant hospital specialists from orthopaedics, surgery and anaesthetics were called to the department to await the arrival of the ambulance.
  • Among the services which board management are proposing to hit are radiology, anaesthetics, foster care and services for those with autism, addiction problems and disabilities.


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Inducing or relating to insensitivity to pain: anaesthetic drugs and gases
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We investigated mortality in a population of trauma patients who were intubated before reaching hospital without anaesthetic drugs being used.
  • It is also possible to induce anaesthesia with anaesthetic gases, breathed through a mask.
  • After relieving his pain with a quick nap induced by inhaled anesthetic gas, treatment with heat, fluids and antibiotics could be commenced.
narcotic, numbing, deadening, dulling, soporific, stupefacient, painkilling, sedative, analgesic, anodyne, opiate


Mid 19th century: from Greek anaisthētos 'insensible', related to anaisthēsia (see anaesthesia), + -ic.

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