anesthesia

anesthesia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek anaisthēsia insensibility, from a- + aisthēsis perception, from aisthanesthai to perceive — more at audible Date: circa 1721 loss of sensation with or without loss of consciousness

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  • anesthesia — [an΄es thē′zhə, an΄is thē′zhē ə, an΄is thē′zē ə; an΄isthē′zē ə] n. [ModL < Gr anaisthēsia < an , without + aisthēsis, feeling < aisthanesthai: see AESTHETIC] 1. a partial or total loss of the sense of pain, temperature, touch, etc.,… …   English World dictionary

  • Anesthesia — An es*the si*a, n., Anesthetic An es*thet ic, a. Same as {An[ae]sthesia}, {An[ae]sthetic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anesthesia — (n.) alternative spelling of ANAESTHESIA (Cf. anaesthesia) (q.v.). See AE (Cf. ae) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anesthesia — analgesia, anodynia (see under ANODYNE 1) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • anesthesia — / anaesthesia [n] induced sleep; induced absence of feeling analgesia, insentience, numbness, stupor, unconsciousness; concepts 313,315,728 …   New thesaurus

  • Anesthesia — Not to be confused with Paresthesia. For other uses, see Anesthesia (disambiguation). Anesthesia, or anaesthesia (see spelling differences; from Greek αν , an , without ; and αἴσθησις, aisthēsis, sensation ), traditionally meant the condition of… …   Wikipedia

  • anesthesia — noun loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness • Syn: ↑anaesthesia • Derivationally related forms: ↑anaesthetic (for: ↑anaesthesia), ↑anaesthetist (for: ↑ana …   Useful english dictionary

  • anesthesia — /an euhs thee zheuh/, n. 1. Med. general or local insensibility, as to pain and other sensation, induced by certain interventions or drugs to permit the performance of surgery or other painful procedures. 2. Pathol. general loss of the senses of… …   Universalium

  • anesthesia — n. 1) to induce, produce anesthesia 2) to undergo anesthesia 3) general; local anesthesia 4) the anesthesia wears off …   Combinatory dictionary

  • anesthesia — noun a) A method of preventing sensation, used to eliminate pain. b) The loss or prevention of pain, as caused by anesthesia. See Also: anesthetize, anesthetics, anesthesiology, anesthesiologist …   Wiktionary

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