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synonyms for anesthesia

  • insentience
  • numbness
  • stupor
  • unconsciousness
  • asleep
  • put under
See also synonyms for: anesthesias
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He’s shown empirically that when the brain networks are shut down by anesthesia or sleep or brain injury, you have complexity patterns that are different from those seen when someone is awake.
THE HUNT FOR HIDDEN SIGNS OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN UNREACHABLE PATIENTSRUSS JUSKALIANAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The finding that multiple anesthetics all fire up a region of the brain to promote a sleep-like state provided the first clear evidence that there are active mechanisms involved in anesthesia.
THE PAIN SWITCHGEORGINA GUSTINAUGUST 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This network has also been shown to be impaired in anesthesia and after brain damage that causes disorders of consciousness.
NEW RESEARCH SHOWS HOW DOPAMINE PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN CONSCIOUSNESSBARBARA JACQUELYN SAHAKIANAUGUST 12, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Ketamine’s on-label use is for surgical anesthesia, but over the past two decades, neuroscientists and psychiatrists have found it remarkably effective in treating symptoms of depression.
CAN TRIPPING ON KETAMINE CURE PTSD? I DECIDED TO TRY.CORINNE IOZZIOJUNE 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Speaking to no one in particular, and still feeling the affect of the anesthesia, she rambles about wanting random food items and chuckles at a joke that wasn’t told.
ELENA DELLE DONNE’S BACK PAIN MADE HER QUESTION HER CAREER, BUT SHE’S NOW EAGER TO RETURNKAREEM COPELANDMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His second wife rushed him to the hospital, and doctors had to intubate him before giving him anesthesia, because there was no time to spare.
PABLO SÁNCHEZ, LONGTIME WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT AND PRODUCER FOR UNIVISION, DIES OF COVID-19STEVE THOMPSONMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I couldn’t leave him under anesthesia and make myself safe while he was not.
SYRIAN MEDICS LAY OUT THE DEVASTATING SCALE OF ATTACKS ON HEALTHCARE FACILITIES OVER 10 YEARS OF WARJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 3, 2021TIME
When our mind wanders, sleeps, or is under anesthesia, for example, our neurons are still firing all over the place.
WHY MAKING OUR BRAINS NOISIER FEELS GOOD - ISSUE 96: REWIREDTHOMAS NAILFEBRUARY 17, 2021NAUTILUS
The program culminates at childbirth, when the woman channels her preparation to enter into a hyper-focused state of mind, akin to daydreaming, aiming to progress through labor peacefully, without pain medication or anesthesia.
MARIE MONGAN, CHAMPION OF HYPNOBIRTHING, DIES AT 86OLESIA PLOKHIIFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For patients who are comatose or under anesthesia, it can be all-important that physicians make that distinction correctly.
BRAIN’S ‘BACKGROUND NOISE’ MAY HOLD CLUES TO PERSISTENT MYSTERIESELIZABETH LANDAUFEBRUARY 8, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
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WORDS RELATED TO ANESTHESIA

  • analgesia
  • anesthesia
  • apathy
  • carus
  • coma
  • inactivity
  • indifference
  • insusceptibility
  • lethargy
  • narcoma
  • narcosis
  • numbness
  • stupefaction
  • stupor
  • torpor
  • trance
  • unconsciousness
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