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anaesthesia


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anaesthesia  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anaesthesia 
  n  :  loss  of  bodily  sensation  with  or  without  loss  of 
  consciousness  [syn:  {anesthesia}] 




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