balanced anesthesia

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balanced anesthesia bal·anced anesthesia (bāl'ənst)
n.
A technique of general anesthesia based on the concept that administration of a mixture of small amounts of several neuronal depressants summates the advantages but not the disadvantages of the individual components of the mixture.

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