anesthetize


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a·nes·the·tize

(ă-nes'thĕ-tīz),
To produce loss of sensation.

anesthetize

also

anaesthetize

(ə-nĕs′thĭ-tīz′)
tr.v. anesthe·tized, anesthe·tizing, anesthe·tizes
To induce anesthesia in.

a·nes′the·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.

a·nes·the·tize

(ă-nes'thĕ-tīz)
To produce loss of sensation.

a·nes·the·tize

(ă-nes'thĕ-tīz)
To produce loss of sensation.
Synonym(s): anaesthetize.
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Ironically, while there is quite a bit of medical debate about whether the fetuses the pro-lifers want to anesthetize really feel the pain ascribed to them, there is no debate about the pain felt by newborns in many routine hospital births, Cooper points out.
There, doctors will anesthetize Fingers (make him unconscious) and place him on an operating table.
This solution will anesthetize the tympanic membrane in 10 minutes and will last for several hours.
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