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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

anesthetizedanesthetizing

  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

Rhymes with anesthetize

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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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