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anesthesianoun [U]

uk   /ˌæn.əsˈθiː.zi.ə/ /ˌæn.əsˈθiːʒə/  us   /ˌæn.əsˈθiː.zi.ə/  /ˌæn.əsˈθiːʒə/
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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.
anesthetize
verb [T]  us   /əˈnes·θəˌtɑɪz/
The vet anesthetized my dog to take x-rays.
(Definition of anesthesia from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anesthesia”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指被施用药物后的)麻醉状态…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指被施用藥物後的)麻醉狀態…
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