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anaesthesia

(US), anesthesia
1. local or general loss of bodily sensation, esp of touch, as the result of nerve damage or other abnormality
2. loss of sensation, esp of pain, induced by drugs: called general anaesthesia when consciousness is lost and local anaesthesia when only a specific area of the body is involved
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