HyperDic: anesthetic_agent

English > 1 sense of the expression anesthetic agent:
NOUNartifactanesthetic agent, anesthetic, anaesthetic, anaesthetic agenta drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
English > anesthetic agent: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations.
Synonymsanesthetic, anaesthetic, anaesthetic agent
Narrowergeneral anesthetic, general anaestheticAn anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
intravenous anestheticAn anesthetic that produces anesthesia when injected into the circulatory system
local anesthetic, local anaesthetic, local, topical anesthetic, topical anaestheticanesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
spinal anesthetic, spinal anaestheticAn anesthetic that is injected into the spine
BroaderdrugA substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Spanishanestesia, anestésico

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