hydrate microcrystal theory of anesthesia

hy·drate mi·cro·crys·tal the·o·ry of an·es·the·si·a

a theory of narcosis pertaining to nonhydrogen-bonding agents; postulates the interaction of the molecules of the anesthetic drug with water molecules in the brain.
Synonym(s): Pauling theory

Pauling,

Linus C., U.S. chemist and Nobel laureate, 1901-1994.
Pauling theory - a theory of narcosis pertaining to nonhydrogen-bonding agents. Synonym(s): hydrate microcrystal theory of anesthesia
Pauling-Corey helix - the helical form present in many proteins. Synonym(s): α helix