general anesthetic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n general anesthetic an anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
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Usage

In literature:

She refused a general anesthetic and I used cocaine.
"The Case of Jennie Brice" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Mrs. Brinkley administers the local anesthetic, or the general anesthetic, if that is called for, as it sometimes is.
"The Goat-gland Transplantation" by Sydney B. Flower
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In news:

Mechanism of Interaction between the General Anesthetic Halo.
In their analysis, Bainbridge's group found that although more high-risk and complicated surgeries are being done now than before, the odds of dying after being given a general anesthetic has dropped about 90 percent.
Most university teaching hospitals require blood work within two weeks of a general anesthetic procedure, he said.
Promethazine is an antihistamine, and propofol is a general anesthetic .
Neil Pollock does not need to put patients under general anesthetic to perform the procedure he has developed.
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In science:

Waals forces , the relevance of which is demonstrated by the mechanism of action of the general anesthetic gases that reversibly ablate consciousness.
Quantum Computation in Brain Microtubules? Decoherence and Biological Feasibility
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