anæsthesia definition

  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of anaesthesia.
    • 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

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