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anaestheticnoun [U or C]

mainly UK US usually anesthetic uk   /ˌæn.əsˈθet.ɪk/ us   /ˌæn.əsˈθet̬.ɪk/
a substance that makes you unable to feel pain: The operation is performed under anaesthetic. The procedure is carried out under local anaesthetic (= a substance that makes you unable to feel pain in part of your body). I've never had a general anaesthetic (= a substance that makes you unconscious so you do not feel pain).
(Definition of anaesthetic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anaesthetic”
in Korean 마취약…
in Arabic مُخَدِّر…
in Malaysian pelali…
in French anesthésique…
in Russian анестезирующее средство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麻醉劑…
in Italian anestetico…
in Turkish anestezi, ilaçla uyuşturma…
in Polish narkoza, znieczulenie…
in Spanish anestesia, anestésico…
in Vietnamese gây mê, gây tê…
in Portuguese anestésico…
in Thai ยาสลบ…
in German das Betäubungsmittel…
in Catalan anestèsia…
in Japanese (英)麻酔薬, 麻酔剤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻醉剂…
in Indonesian obat bius…
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