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Meaning of NARCOSIS

Pronunciation:  nâr'kowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia
 

NARCOSIS is a 8 letter word that starts with N.

 

 See Also: nitrogen narcosis, unconsciousness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nar*co"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. na`rkwsis. See
{Narcotic}.] (Med.)
Privation of sense or consciousness, due to a narcotic.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A state of stupor often induced by drugs or other agents.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Narcosis is a state of unconsciousness due to the administration of a chemical.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: analgesia, anesthesia, callousness, catalepsy, coma, deadness, dullness, electronarcosis, encephalitis lethargica, high, impassibility, imperception, imperceptiveness, imperceptivity, impercipience, inconsiderateness, insensibility, insensibleness, insensitiveness, insensitivity, insentience, lethargy, narcohypnosis, narcolepsy, narcoma, narcotic stupor, narcotization, nod, numbness, obtuseness, pins and needles, sedation, shock, sleeping sickness, sopor, stupor, swoon, thanatosis, thick skin, trance, unfeeling, unfeelingness, unperceptiveness
 

 

 

 

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