Translation of "anaesthetic" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun UK US anesthetic uk /ˌæn·əsˈθet·ɪk/

a drug that stops you from feeling pain during an operation

The operation is done under anaesthetic (= using anaesthetic).

(Translation of “anaesthetic” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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.

(Translation of “anaesthetic” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)