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English definition of “general anaesthetic”

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
(Definition of general anaesthetic noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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