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anaesthetic

noun [C, U] UK ( US anesthetic)
 
 
/ˌænəsˈθetɪk/
a drug that makes you unable to feel pain during an operation: The operation is done under anaesthetic (= using anaesthetic). →  See also general anaesthetic , local anaesthetic Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
Translations of “anaesthetic”
in Arabic مُخَدِّر…
in Korean 마취약…
in Malaysian pelali…
in French anesthésique…
in Turkish anestezi, ilaçla uyuşturma…
in Italian anestetico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麻醉劑…
in Russian анестезирующее средство…
in Polish narkoza, znieczulenie…
in Vietnamese gây mê, gây tê…
in Spanish anestésico…
in Portuguese anestésico…
in Thai ยาสลบ…
in German das Betäubungsmittel…
in Catalan anestèsia…
in Japanese (英)麻酔薬, 麻酔剤…
in Indonesian obat bius…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻醉剂…
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