Definition of 'anaesthesia'
Example sentences containing 'anaesthesia'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The treatment is painless and does not require anaesthesia. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No anaesthesia is required and the procedure takes less than an hour. The Sun (2007)This procedure is usually preferred if the procedure is carried out under local anaesthesia only. The Sun (2007)The procedure is used mostly under local anaesthesia. The Sun (2007)The procedure involves electrodes being implanted in the brain under local anaesthesia. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All experiments have to be carried out under local or general anaesthetic unless anaesthesia itself would be more traumatic than the procedure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I had to wait in another room because they had to put her under general anaesthesia. The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)If a patient has a poor peak flow, he or she may be unfit for anaesthesia or surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Open only to women who have gone under the knife, hopefuls must have had at least one cosmetic procedure that involved general or local anaesthesia. The Sun (2011)Most Caesarean are now done under epidural or spinal anaesthesia, not general anaesthetic. The Sun (2010)It is astonishing to us now, but it was 40 years before general anaesthesia was used universally for surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Third, he recognised the need for research in both clinical and basic science aspects of anaesthesia and intensive care, especially in relation to patients with cardiovascular disease. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'anaesthesia'
In Common Usage. anaesthesia is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Nearby words of 'anaesthesia'
Definition of anaesthesia from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.