noun. unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia.
- nitrogen narcosis
Example sentences of the word narcosis
1. Noun, singular or mass
As with the bends, the degree of nitrogen narcosis is related to how deep a diver goes and how much nitrogen they absorb.
2. Verb, base form
Prolonged exposure may damage the nervous system and eventually lead to narcosis (a condition of insensibility or stupor).