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anesthetize

verb anes·the·tize \-thə-ˌtīz\

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

anes·the·tizedanes·the·tiz·ing

Full Definition of ANESTHETIZE

transitive verb
:  to subject to anesthesia
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Examples of ANESTHETIZE

  1. The doctor anesthetized the patient by an intravenous injection.
  2. She was anesthetized before the operation.

First Known Use of ANESTHETIZE

1848

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Medical Dictionary

anesthetize

transitive verb anes·the·tize
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

Medical Definition of ANESTHETIZE

:  to subject to anesthesia
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-\ noun

Variants of ANESTHETIZE

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

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