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Noun: anesthesia  ,a-nus'thee-zhu or ,a-nus'thee-zee-u
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: anaesthesia)
  1. Loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
    - anaesthesia [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: anesthesias

Type of: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Encyclopedia: Anesthesia, general