balanced anesthesia

noun

Definition of balanced anesthesia

: anesthesia produced by smaller doses of two or more agents considered safer than the usual large dose of a single agent

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First Known Use of balanced anesthesia

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Balanced anesthesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balanced%20anesthesia. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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