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Meaning of NARCOSIS

Pronunciation:  nâr'kowsis

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.
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 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