HyperDic: general_anesthesia

English > 1 sense of the expression general anesthesia:
NOUNstategeneral anesthesia, general anaesthesiaa state of total unconsciousness resulting from anesthetic drugs (as for a major surgical operation)
English > general anesthesia: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of total unconsciousness resulting from anesthetic drugs (as for a major surgical operation).
Synonymgeneral anaesthesia
Narrowerinhalation anesthesiageneral anesthesia achieved by administration of an inhalation anesthetic
twilight sleepA state of general anesthesia in which the person retains a slight degree of consciousness
Broaderanesthesia, anaesthesiaLoss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness

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