anesthetization

anesthetize

[uh-nes-thi-tahyz]
verb (used with object), anesthetized, anesthetizing.
to render physically insensible, as by an anesthetic.
Also, anaesthetize; especially British, anesthetise.


Origin:
1840–50; < Greek anaísthēt(os) (see anesthetic) + -ize

anesthetization, noun
nonanesthetized, adjective
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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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anesthetize
alt. spelling of anaesthetize (q.v.). See ae.
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anesthetize a·nes·the·tize (ə-něs'thĭ-tīz')
v. a·nes·the·tized, a·nes·the·tiz·ing, a·nes·the·tiz·es
To induce anesthesia in.


an·es'the·ti·za'tion (-tĭ-zā'shən) n.
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