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general anaesthesia

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  • General anaesthesia — In modern medical practice, general anaesthesia (AmE: anesthesia) is a state of total unconsciousness resulting from general anaesthetic drugs. A variety of drugs are given to the patient that have different effects with the overall aim of… …   Wikipedia

  • general anaesthesia — noun a state of total unconsciousness resulting from anesthetic drugs (as for a major surgical operation) • Syn: ↑general anesthesia • Hypernyms: ↑anesthesia, ↑anaesthesia • Hyponyms: ↑inhalation anesthesia, ↑twilight sleep …   Useful english dictionary

  • general anaesthesia — chemically induced unconscious state in order to perform medical procedures (as opposed to local anaesthesia where the patient remains conscious) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • general anaesthesia — /dʒɛnrəl ænəsˈθiʒə/ (say jenruhl anuhs theezhuh) noun 1. drug induced insensibility to pain and other sensation throughout the whole body, involving a state of unconsciousness. 2. the administration of a drug to produce this effect. Also, general …   Australian English dictionary

  • General anaesthetic — A general anaesthetic (or anesthetic, see spelling differences) drug is an anaesthetic drug that brings about a reversible loss of consciousness. These drugs are generally administered by an anesthesia provider in order to induce or maintain… …   Wikipedia

  • anaesthesia — n. loss of feeling or sensation in a part or all of the body. Anaesthesia of a part of the body may occur as a result of injury to or disease of a nerve; for example in leprosy. The term is usually applied, however, to the technique of reducing… …   Medical dictionary

  • anaesthesia — n. loss of feeling or sensation in a part or all of the body. Anaesthesia of a part of the body may occur as a result of injury to or disease of a nerve; for example in leprosy. The term is usually applied, however, to the technique of reducing… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • general anesthesia — noun a state of total unconsciousness resulting from anesthetic drugs (as for a major surgical operation) • Syn: ↑general anaesthesia • Hypernyms: ↑anesthesia, ↑anaesthesia • Hyponyms: ↑inhalation anesthesia, ↑twilight sleep …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anaesthesia —     Anæsthesia     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Anæsthesia     (From Greek a, privative, and aisthesis, feeling).     A term in medicine, and the allied sciences, signifying a state of insensibility to external impressions, consequent upon disease,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Anaesthesia — An [ae]s*the si*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; an priv. + ? feeling, ? to feel: cf. F. anesth[ e]sie. See {[AE]sthetics}.] (Med.) Entire or partial loss or absence of feeling or sensation; a state of general or local insensibility produced by disease or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anaesthesia — n. (BE) see anesthesia 1) to induce, produce anaesthesia 2) to undergo anaesthesia 3) general; local anaesthesia 4) the anaesthesia wears off * * * [ˌænɪs θiːzɪə] local anaesthesia produce anaesthesia (BE) see anesthesia …   Combinatory dictionary

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