- narcotic blockade
Origin of narcosis
Examples from the Web for narcosis
But at last, the narcosis of cellular exhaustion completely overcame him and he slept.Deepfreeze|Robert Donald Locke
He sees already that it is not stimulus but narcosis which is ruining the drunkard.
Narcosis being steadily avoided, the experiment was completely, even unexpectedly, successful.
The muscular tremour of narcosis is unmistakable, and a depressed or fluttering pulse is easily detected.
After fifteen minutes there was narcosis, with lessened reflex action; the temperature was almost normal.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
1690s, "state of unconsciousness caused by a narcotic," Modern Latin, from Greek narkosis, from narkoun "to benumb" (see narcotic (n.)).