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noun as in sleep

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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 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.

This network has also been shown to be impaired in anesthesia and after brain damage that causes disorders of consciousness.

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.

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.

A procedure to reopen his urinary tract could have been done under local anesthesia.

He has had operations on both knees, and they had to put him under anesthesia to clean a long gash in his left thigh.

The story of a wayward anesthesia trainee who took a near fatal dose of fentanyl hit the news this week.

Someof the injured were being detained right after they awoke from anesthesia.

"I told him that the sleep you get with anesthesia is not real sleep, not restful sleep," Quinn testified.

There was enough whiskey in the place to provide the new specimen with a near-total anesthesia.

Anesthesia from it sets in more rapidly and lasts longer than with cocaine.

While hypnotism can be used to produce anesthesia, it has many disadvantages.

One element that is extremely important for anesthesia is deep breathing.

Feldman operated with a pocketknife sterilized in a bottle of expensive Scotch and only anodyne tablets in place of anesthesia.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to anesthesia, such as: numbness, stupor, unconsciousness, asleep, insentience, and put under.

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