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anesthetize

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verb anes·the·tize \-thə-ˌtīz\

Simple Definition of anesthetize

  • medical : to give drugs to (a patient) so that no pain can be felt : to give an anesthetic to (a patient)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of anesthetize

anesthetized

anesthetizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to anesthesia

Examples of anesthetize in a sentence

  1. The doctor anesthetized the patient by an intravenous injection.

  2. She was anesthetized before the operation.



1848

First Known Use of anesthetize

1848


Medical Dictionary

anesthetize

transitive verb anes·the·tize

Medical Definition of anesthetize

anesthetized

or chiefly British

anesthetized

also

anesthetised

;

anesthetizing

or chiefly British

anesthetizing

also

anesthetising

  1. :  to subject to anesthesia

anesthetization

or chiefly British

anaesthetization

also

anaesthetisation

\ə-ˌnes-thət-ə-ˈzā-shən, British -ˌnēs-\play noun


Variants of anesthetize

or chiefly British

anaesthetize

also

anaesthetise

\-thə-ˌtīz\play


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