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preanesthetic

 [pre″an-es-thet´ik]
1. pertaining to preanesthesia.
2. an agent that produces preanesthesia.
3. occurring before the administration of an anesthetic.

pre·an·es·thet·ic

(prē'an-es-thet'ik),
1. Before anesthesia.
2. A medication given as an agent to and before a primary anesthetic.

preanesthetic

/pre·an·es·thet·ic/ (pre″an-es-thet´ik) occurring before administration of an anesthetic.

pre·an·es·thet·ic

(prē'an-es-thet'ik)
Before anesthesia.
Synonym(s): preanaesthetic.

pre·an·es·thet·ic

(prē'an-es-thet'ik)
1. Before anesthesia.
2. A medication given as an agent to and before a primary anesthetic.
Synonym(s): preanaesthetic.

preanesthetic (prē´anesthet´ik),

n a medicine for producing preliminary anesthesia (e.g., Avertin). See also premedication.

preanesthetic

1. pertaining to preanesthesia.
2. an agent that produces preanesthesia. Acepromazine, atropine, diazepam are examples.
3. occurring before the administration of an anesthetic.
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This study was carried out to evaluate the effect of preanaesthetic oral administration of sodium rabeprazole on pH and volume of gastric contents in adult patients undergoing elective surgery by excluding cases contaminated with duodeno-gastric refluxate.
2) He also tackles the problem of preanaesthetic starvation and the deleterious effect this has on nutrition, patient comfort and the metabolic response.