Definition of Anesthetic 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 Anesthetic agent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Modern surgery, general and operative by John Chalmers Da Costa (1910)
"Schleich has recenti^ introduced a new anesthetic agent which he claims is safer than chloroform^"* This surgeon maintains that a material is safe as an ..."
2. Essentials for Animal Research: A Primer for Research Personnel by B. Taylor Bennett (1996)
"... as an anesthetic agent adjunct to ameliorate some of the deleterious side effects and/or to decrease the required dose of the primary anesthetic agent. ..."
3. Regional anesthesia by Gaston Labat (1922)
"Novocain hydrochlorid is the anesthetic agent employed in connection with the technic described hereafter. Novocain is a German product. ..."
4. Block anesthesia and allied subjects: With Special Chapters on the Maxillary by Arthur Ervin Smith (1920)
"The specialist in anesthesia carefully selects and employs the anesthetic agent which is best adapted to the case in hand, and the method employed is one ..."