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1. anaesthesia

noun. ['ˌænɪsˈθiːˌʒiːə'] loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness.

Synonyms

  • physiological condition
  • topical anesthesia
  • physical condition
  • nerve block anaesthesia
  • topical anaesthesia
  • block anesthesia
  • nerve block anesthesia
  • cryoanesthesia
  • local anaesthesia
  • block anaesthesia
  • general anaesthesia
  • physiological state
  • local anesthesia
  • conduction anesthesia
  • regional anesthesia
  • cryoanaesthesia
  • conduction anaesthesia
  • anesthesia
  • regional anaesthesia

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • hypocapnia
  • hypothermia
  • anestrus

Etymology

  • aesthesia (English)
  • an- (English)
  • an- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • tunisia
  • rhodesia
  • amnesia
  • elysia

Example sentences of the word anaesthesia


1. Noun, singular or mass
Regional anaesthesia numbs a large part of your body but generally allows you to stay awake.

2. Noun, plural
Joint X-rays are expensive because dogs require anaesthesia so they stay completely still in unusual positions.

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