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anaestheticnoun [ U or C ]

mainly UK US usually anesthetic uk /ˌæn.əsˈθet.ɪk/ us /ˌæn.əsˈθet̬.ɪk/

a substance that makes you unable to feel pain:

The operation is performed under anaesthetic.
The procedure is carried out under local anaesthetic (= a substance that makes you unable to feel pain in part of your body).
I've never had a general anaesthetic (= a substance that makes you unconscious so you do not feel pain).

(Definición de anaesthetic de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)