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general anaesthetic

noun [C or U] mainly UK (US usually general anesthetic) uk   us  
a drug that is used to make you unconscious when you have an operation, so that you do not feel any pain
Translations of “general anaesthetic”
in Korean 전신 마취제…
in Arabic تَخدير كُلّي…
in Portuguese anestesia geral…
in Catalan anestèsia general…
in Japanese (英)全身麻酔薬…
in Italian anestesia generale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全身麻醉劑…
in Russian общий наркоз…
in Turkish genel anestezi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全身麻醉剂…
in Polish narkoza, znieczulenie ogólne…
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