anaesthetic awareness

noun

the gaining of consciousness by an anaesthetized patient during a surgical operation

Nearby words

  1. anaerogenic,
  2. anaesthesia,
  3. anaesthesiologist,
  4. anaesthesiology,
  5. anaesthetic,
  6. anaesthetics,
  7. anaesthetist,
  8. anaesthetize,
  9. anagen,
  10. anagenesis

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