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1anesthetic

adjective an·es·thet·ic \ˌa-nəs-ˈthe-tik\

Definition of ANESTHETIC

1
:  of, relating to, or capable of producing anesthesia
2
:  lacking awareness or sensitivity <was anesthetic to their feelings>
an·es·thet·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of ANESTHETIC

1823

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

2anesthetic

noun

medical : a drug that causes a person to lose feeling and to feel no pain in part or all of the body

Full Definition of ANESTHETIC

1
:  a substance that produces anesthesia
2
:  something that brings relief :  palliative

Examples of ANESTHETIC

  1. The doctor gave him the stitches without an anesthetic.
  2. <the dentist waited until the anesthetic took effect>

First Known Use of ANESTHETIC

1845

Related to ANESTHETIC

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

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