anaesthetize

[uh-nes-thi-tahyz or, esp. British, uh-nees-]
verb (used with object), anaesthetized, anaesthetizing.
Also, especially British, anaesthetise.

anaesthetization, noun
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anaesthetize, anaesthetise or anesthetize (əˈniːsθəˌtaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to render insensible to pain by administering an anaesthetic
 
anaesthetise, anaesthetise or anesthetize
 
vb
 
anesthetize, anaesthetise or anesthetize
 
vb
 
anaestheti'zation, anaesthetise or anesthetize
 
n
 
anaestheti'sation, anaesthetise or anesthetize
 
n
 
anestheti'zation, anaesthetise or anesthetize
 
n

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To milk mice, the research team had to anaesthetize the rodents and use specially adapted pumps fitted to their tiny teats.
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