narcosis

noun nar·co·sis \ när-ˈkō-səs \

Definition of narcosis

plural narcoses play \när-ˈkō-ˌsēz\
: a state of stupor, unconsciousness, or arrested activity produced by the influence of narcotics or other chemical or physical agents — compare nitrogen narcosis

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Origin and Etymology of narcosis

New Latin, from Greek narkōsis, action of benumbing, from narkoun


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narcosis

noun nar·co·sis \ när-ˈkō-səs \

medical Definition of narcosis

plural narcoses play \-ˌsēz\
: a state of stupor, unconsciousness, or arrested activity produced by the influence of narcotics or other chemicals or physical agents — see nitrogen narcosis

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