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English definition of “anaesthesia”


noun [U] mainly UK (US usually anesthesia)     /ˌæn.əsˈθiː.zi.ə/ /-ʒə/
a state in which someone does not feel pain , usually because of drugs they have been givenSurgeryUnable to feel anything specialized medical the quality of being unable to feel heat , cold , pain , touch , etc.Unable to feel anything
(Definition of anaesthesia noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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