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anaestheticnoun [U or C]

mainly UK (US usually anesthetic) uk   /ˌæn.əsˈθet.ɪk/  us   /-ˈθet̬-/
a ​substance that makes you ​unable to ​feelpain: The ​operation is ​performed under anaesthetic. The ​procedure is ​carried out under local anaesthetic (= a ​substance that makes you ​unable to ​feelpain in ​part of ​yourbody). I've never had a general anaesthetic (= a ​substance that makes you ​unconscious so you do not ​feelpain).
(Definition of anaesthetic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anaesthetic”
in Korean 마취약…
in Arabic مُخَدِّر…
in Malaysian pelali…
in French anesthésique…
in Russian анестезирующее средство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麻醉劑…
in Italian anestetico…
in Turkish anestezi, ilaçla uyuşturma…
in Polish narkoza, znieczulenie…
in Spanish anestésico…
in Vietnamese gây mê, gây tê…
in Portuguese anestésico…
in Thai ยาสลบ…
in German das Betäubungsmittel…
in Catalan anestèsia…
in Japanese (英)麻酔薬, 麻酔剤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻醉剂…
in Indonesian obat bius…
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