anesthetic


anesthetic
anesthetic [an΄es thet′ik, an΄isthet′ik ]
adj.
[< Gr anaisthētos + -IC]
1. relating to, with, or characterized by anesthesia
2. producing anesthesia
n.
a drug, gas, etc. used to produce anesthesia, as before surgery
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anesthetic to
incapable of feeling or responding to
anesthetically
adv.

English World dictionary. . 2014.