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Verb: anaesthetize  u'nes-thu,tIz [N. Amer], u'nees-thu,tIz [Brit]
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: anesthetize)
  1. Administer an anaesthetic drug to
    "The patient must be anaesthetized before the operation";
    - anesthetize [N. Amer], anesthetise [Brit], anaesthetise [Brit], put under, put out

Derived forms: anaesthetizes, anaesthetized, anaesthetizing

Type of: dose, drug

Encyclopedia: Anaesthetize