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Meaning of ANAESTHESIA

Pronunciation:  `anis'theezhu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
 

ANAESTHESIA is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: anesthesia
 
 See Also: block anaesthesia, block anesthesia, conduction anaesthesia, conduction anesthesia, cryoanaesthesia, cryoanesthesia, general anaesthesia, general anesthesia, local anaesthesia, local anesthesia, nerve block anaesthesia, nerve block anesthesia, physiological condition, physiological state, regional anaesthesia, regional anesthesia, topical anaesthesia, topical anesthesia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`[ae]s*the"si*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; 'an priv. +
? feeling, ? to feel: cf. F. anesth['e]sie. See
{[AE]sthetics}.] (Med.)
Entire or partial loss or absence of feeling or sensation; a
state of general or local insensibility produced by disease
or by the inhalation or application of an an[ae]sthetic.

 

 

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