any gas or drug used to create a state of unconsciousness or insensitivity to pain.
An impairment or loss of sensation, usually of touch but sometimes of the other senses, that is often part of conversion disorder.
A field of medicine involving the administration of drugs that produce a loss of consciousness or sensation. The term also means a drug-induced state of lack of feeling. This may affect the entire body (as in general anaesthesia), a region of the body (as in regional anaesthesia), or a small amount of tissue (as in local anaesthesia).
absence of sensation (general anaesthesia refers to a state of drug-induced loss of consciousness)
Total/partial loss or absence of feeling produced by disease or by the inhalation/injection of an anaesthetic agent.
An inability to feel touch. 'Glove and stocking anaesthesia': loss of feeling in the area covered by glove or stocking does not correspond to the anatomical distribution of nerves and is regarded as an instance of HYSTERIA (qv).
loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
The loss of sensation in an area through the action of drugs. Anaesthesia produces a numbing effect.
Insensitivity to pain, especially as induced by an anaesthetic before a surgical operation.
drug to block off any pain impulses from the nerves
Lack of a normal sensation brought on by an anaesthetic drug.
The loss of all sensation in a specific area of the body (local) or throughout the entire body (general)
Absence of sensation, especially artificially induced blockage of pain during surgery
Greek an = negative, and aisthesis = sensation, hence, loss of sensation; adjective - anaesthetic.
Relieves the sensation of pain
The absence of any pain
After surgery involving a local or general anaesthetic, your cat will probably spend between 24-48 hours of this recovery period sleeping. Ensure he or she is left undisturbed in a warm, draught-free place indoors. Give your cat a light dinner the evening of their operation.
A dangerous time for people with sleep apnoea. The anaesthetic drugs, pre-medication sedatives and post operative pain relief drugs can all worsen sleep apnoea. If you are on nasal APNOEA (ap-nee-ah). A pause in breathing; conventionally more than 10 seconds. From the Greek a (without) pnoea (breath).
From the Greek an, not, and esthetikos, feeling or sensation. It means a loss of feeling in part (local anaesthesia) or all of the body (general anaesthesia).
a loss of sensation in a certain part of the body or throughout the body
Partial or complete insensibility to pain. General anaesthesia affects the whole body, usually with loss of consciousness. Local anaesthesia affects certain parts of the body.
Drug-induced loss of feeling or sensation.