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See definition of anesthetics on Dictionary.com
  • nounsleep-inducing or numbing drug
  • nounsleep-inducer

synonyms for anesthetics

  • analgesic
  • anodyne
  • dope
  • gas
  • hypnotic
  • inhalant
  • narcotic
  • opiate
  • pain-killer
  • shot
  • soporific
  • spinal
  • opiate
  • shot
  • dope
  • gas
  • soporific
  • analgesic
  • anodyne
  • hypnosis
  • inhalant
  • spinal
  • general anesthetic
  • local anesthetic
  • pain-killer
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You noticed an operating table in the center of the room and in a corner a little stand for anesthetics.
BEHIND THE SCENES IN WARRING GERMANYEDWARD LYELL FOX
The mortality of childbirth has been reduced to about one-fifth of what it was by the introduction of antiseptics and anesthetics.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
Every nerve was tense as if he were awaiting an operation without anesthetics.
A SOLDIER OF THE LEGIONC. N. WILLIAMSON
A number of the anesthetics are irritating for the skin; chloroform in particular.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 2, NO. 4, MARCH, 1851VARIOUS
The organism destroys most local anesthetics so rapidly that the rate of absorption is more important than the absolute dose.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 2 OF 2VARIOUS
People suffering from lung disease are often erotically inclined, and anesthetics affect the breathing.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 3 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
My notion of a chair is something on which a body can sit for as long as half an hour without anesthetics.
THE ABANDONED FARMERSIRVIN S. COBB
Such anesthetics as the surgeons had were poor in quality and insufficient in quantity.
THE BATTLE OF PRINCIPLESNEWELL DWIGHT HILLIS
They have not given anesthetics to these animals, but they have been guilty of the last step in cruelty.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 8 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
So, it is impossible for the defenders of vivisection to show any good that has been accomplished without the use of anesthetics.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 8 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
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