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anesthetic also: (British) anaesthetic
American English: /ˌænəsˈθɛdɪk/
British English: /ˌanɪsˈθɛtɪk/

Translation of anesthetic in Spanish:


countable and uncountable
  • to be under anesthetic
    estar bajo los efectos de la anestesia
    Example sentences
    • 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.


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