Definition of Anaesthetic agent
1. Noun. A drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations.
Generic synonyms: Drug
Specialized synonyms: General Anaesthetic, General Anesthetic, Intravenous Anesthetic, Local, Local Anaesthetic, Local Anesthetic, Topical Anaesthetic, Topical Anesthetic, Spinal Anaesthetic, Spinal Anesthetic
Derivative terms: Anaesthetic, Anaesthetise, Anaesthetize, Anesthetic, Anesthetise, Anesthetize
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Literary usage of Anaesthetic agent
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1. The Monthly Journal of Medicine (1855)
"It is destined to contain, among others, the papers on the use of chloroform as an anaesthetic agent, which on the wings of fame have carried the name of Dr ..."
2. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1851)
"Application of Cold as an anaesthetic agent in Operations for Removing Warty Excrescences. By THOMAS W. NUNN, Esq., ..."
3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"Many thousands may be anaesthetized by one anaesthetic agent before we are able to find out its real dangers or advantages. The post-operative effect on the ..."
4. The Art of anaesthesia by Paluel Joseph Flagg (1922)
"To know when to use the correct anaesthetic agent is secondary to a knowledge of ... On the other hand, the routine use of a solitary anaesthetic agent or ..."
5. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art edited by David Ames Wells (1852)
"... which emits a weak and very agreeable odor, unites, therefore, in my opinion, the conditions useful to constitute an anaesthetic agent by inspiration. ..."