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general anaesthetic

noun [C, U] UK ( US general anesthetic)
 
 
a substance that is used to stop someone being conscious when they have an operation so that they do not feel any painSpecific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drugSurgery
Translations of “general anaesthetic”
in Korean 전신 마취제…
in Arabic تَخدير كُلّي…
in Portuguese anestesia geral…
in Catalan anestèsia general…
in Japanese (英)全身麻酔薬…
in Italian anestesia generale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全身麻醉劑…
in Russian общий наркоз…
in Turkish genel anestezi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全身麻醉剂…
in Polish narkoza, znieczulenie ogólne…
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