Anesthetize (verb)

To administer a drug or other substance to cause a loss of feeling or consciousness.

Origin:

Mid-19th century, from greek anesth─ôsis (insensibility) + -ize.

Examples:

  1. The patient was anesthetized before the surgery.
  2. The dentist anesthetized the area before drilling.
  3. The patient was anesthetized with a general anesthetic.
  4. The procedure will be done under local anesthesia, you won't need to be anesthetized.
  5. The patient was anesthetized with a spinal block.
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