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Noun: general anaesthetic
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: general anesthetic)
  1. An anaesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
    - general anesthetic [N. Amer]

Derived forms: general anaesthetics

Type of: anaesthetic [Brit, Cdn], anaesthetic agent [Brit, Cdn], anesthetic [N. Amer], anesthetic agent [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: General anaesthetic