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a·nes·the·tizealso a·naes·the·tize (ə-nĕs′thĭ-tīz′)
tr.v. a·nes·the·tized, a·nes·the·tiz·ing, a·nes·the·tiz·es also a·naes·the·tized or a·naes·the·tiz·ing or a·naes·the·tiz·es
To induce anesthesia in.
a·nes′the·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to render insensible, as by an anesthetic.
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Past participle: anesthetized
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|Verb||1.||anesthetize - administer an anesthetic drug to; "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"; "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth"|
chloroform - anesthetize with chloroform; "Doctors used to put people under by chloroforming them"
freeze - anesthetize by cold
block - interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia; "block a nerve"; "block a muscle"
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vt. anestesiar, dar anestesia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
anesthetizevt anestesiar, quitar la sensación de dolor
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