Meaning of “anesthesia” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “anesthesia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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anesthesianoun [ U ]

us /ˌæn·əsˈθi·ʒə/

the condition of not feeling pain, esp. by use of special drugs:

The procedure is performed under general anesthesia.
verb [ T ] us /əˈnes·θəˌtɑɪz/

The vet anesthetized my dog to take x-rays.

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