Definition of Anesthesia

1. Noun. Loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness.




Definition of Anesthesia

1. n. Same as Anæsthesia, Anæsthetic.

Definition of Anesthesia

1. Noun. (medicine) A method of preventing sensation, used to eliminate pain. ¹

2. Noun. The loss or prevention of pain, as caused by anesthesia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anesthesia

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Medical Definition of Anesthesia

1. Loss of normal sensation or feeling. A drug used to produce anesthesia. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anesthesia

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anesis
anesthesia (current term)
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Literary usage of Anesthesia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Robert E. Hermann, Avram M. Cooperman (1922)
"M. SHEDDEN MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL A STUDY OF anesthesia IN PROSTATECTOMY IN the belief that an occasional check up of one's work is of definite ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The average duration of the anesthesia is about one hour. The anesthesia is with certainty limited to the lower extremities and the lower abdominal region. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1922)
"The operation is carried as far as practicable, and is completed, when possible, under local anesthesia. Should conditions that in any manner interfere with ..."

4. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"This permits of prolonged anesthesia at a minimum cost. ... However, Hewitt claims to produce deep anesthesia in this way within four minutes; ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"He had a complete left-sided anesthesia to touch, pain, temperature and deep ... A week later the hemiplegia had improved, the cutaneous anesthesia had gone ..."

6. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1901)
"These solutions do not penetrate an inflamed drum sufficiently to produce that degree of anesthesia required for such delicate, and oftentimes life-saving, ..."

7. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1909)
"THE preceding chapter has treated the subject of general anesthesia (narcosis). In this chapter it will be shown that freedom from pain, without disturbance ..."

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