Entire or partial reduction or lack of sensation or sensation; a state of general or local insensibility created by disease or by the breathing or application of an anæsthetic.
reduced the feeling of touch, as from paralysis or extreme cool; diminution or loss in the physical sense of feeling; especially, circumstances of insensibility, especially to discomfort, generated by inhaling an anesthetic, as chloroform or ether, or because of the application of other anesthetic agents. In addition anesthesia, anæsthesis, anesthesis.
Same as medullary anæthesia.
loss of physical feeling with or without lack of awareness