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sedation

División en sílabas: se·da·tion
Pronunciación: /səˈdāSH(ə)n
 
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Definición de sedation en inglés:

sustantivo

The administering of a sedative drug to produce a state of calm or sleep: he was distraught with grief and under sedation
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The nurse or anesthesia care provider may administer preoperative sedation at this time, if needed, to decrease anxiety.
  • If the patient exhibits anxiety, medications for sedation also can be administered after the consent is signed.
  • They kept me in a medical coma under sedation, so I have no recollection of that time.

Origen

mid 16th century: from French sédation or Latin sedatio(n-), from sedare 'settle' (see sedate1).

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