HyperDic: anaesthesia

English > 1 sense of the word anaesthesia:
NOUNstateanaesthesia, anesthesialoss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
anaesthesia > pronunciation
Soundsae.nahsthiy'zhah
Rhymesambrosia ... Tunisia: 22 rhymes with zhah...
English > anaesthesia: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningLoss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness.
Synonymanesthesia
Narrowerconduction anesthesia, conduction anaesthesia, nerve block anesthesia, nerve block anaesthesia, block anesthesia, block anaesthesiaanesthesia of an area supplied by a nerve
cryoanesthesia, cryoanaesthesiainsensibility resulting from cold
general anesthesia, general anaesthesiaA state of total unconsciousness resulting from anesthetic drugs (as for a major surgical operation)
local anesthesia, local anaesthesiaLoss of sensation in a small area of the body (as when a local anesthetic is injected for a tooth extraction)
regional anesthesia, regional anaesthesiaLoss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth)
topical anesthesia, topical anaesthesiaLoss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Spanishanestesia
Catalananestesia, anestèsia
Adjectivesanaestheticrelating to or producing insensibility
anaestheticcharacterized by insensibility
Nounsanaesthetista specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated

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