noun Medicine/Medical, Pathology.
Definition for anaesthesia (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for anaesthesia
Anaesthesia Sexualis status est in quo vir aut mulier omnino caret sensatione sexuali.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Loss of sensation (anaesthesia), of which the patient may be unaware, is of common occurrence.
They didn't cut huge slices out of my hide without benefit of anaesthesia.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
Gradually he emerged from the misty regions of anaesthesia, and realized that he was on a stretcher, and being carried.Jimmie Higgins|Upton Sinclair
Anaesthesia, antisepsis, and the natural methods of cure were all anticipated in the medieval time.The Popes and Science|James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for anaesthesia (1 of 2)
Word Origin for anaesthesia
British Dictionary definitions for anaesthesia (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for anaesthesia (1 of 2)
1721, "loss of feeling," Modern Latin, from Greek anaisthesia "want of feeling, lack of sensation (to pleasure or pain)," from an- "without" (see an- (1)) + aisthesis "feeling," from PIE root *au- "to perceive" (see audience). As "a procedure for the prevention of pain in surgical operations," from 1846.