anesthesia

Part of speech: noun

Insensibility to pain. - anaesthesis.

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Usage examples "anesthesia":

  1. I mean we're wondering just what Dr. Lakin, he's the anesthesiologist, is going to use for you when you won't have any brain for the anesthesia to work on." - "Am I Still There?", James R. Hall.
  2. When I came out of anesthesia he told me that the lump was malignant, and that he had removed it, and that he needed to do a radical mastectomy to improve my prognosis over the next few years. - "How and When to Be Your Own Doctor", Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon.
  3. When so much anesthesia has to be used in a normal labor, it cannot but strongly suggest that both patient and physician have neglected those common but efficient methods which contribute indirectly to lessening the pangs of child bearing. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.