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Spanish translation of “anaesthetic”

anaesthetic

noun /anəsˈθetik/
(medical ) a substance, used in surgery etc, that causes lack of feeling in a part of the body or unconsciousness: The procedure has to be carried out under anaesthetic. anaesthesia /-ˈθiːziə/ noun (medical) loss of consciousness or of feeling caused by an anaesthetic There are numerous drugs that can induce a state of anaesthesia. anaesthetist /əˈniːsθitist, ˌænisθiːtist/ noun (medical) the doctor responsible for giving an anaesthetic to the patient during a surgical operation The anaesthetist administered a muscle relaxant. anaesthetize /əˈniːsθiˌtaiz/ verb (medical ) to make (someone) unable to feel pain etc (by giving an anaesthetic to) The patient was anaesthetized.
(Definition of anaesthetic from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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