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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)

Full Definition of anesthetize

anes·the·tizedanes·the·tiz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to anesthesia

Examples of anesthetize

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

  2. She was anesthetized before the operation.



1848

First Known Use of anesthetize

1848

Rhymes with anesthetize

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Medical Dictionary

anesthetize

transitive verb anes·the·tize

Medical Definition of anesthetize

anes·the·tized or chiefly British anes·the·tized also anes·the·tisedanes·the·tiz·ing or chiefly British anes·the·tiz·ing also anes·the·tis·ing

  1. :  to subject to anesthesia

  2. anes·the·ti·za·tion or chiefly British anaes·the·ti·za·tion also anaes·the·ti·sa·tion \ə-ˌnes-thət-ə-ˈzā-shən, British -ˌnēs-\play noun



Variants of anesthetize

or chiefly British anaes·the·tize also anaes·the·tise \-thə-ˌtīz\play


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