Sentence Examples


  • For the action and use of chloroform as an anaesthetic, see Anaesthesia.
  • It is also an antiseptic and, in small quantities, a feeble anaesthetic. It is absorbed by the unbroken skin.
  • The therapeutic applications of the drug are based entirely upon its anaesthetic or anodyne power.
  • Brucine is a local anaesthetic. Strychnine enters the blood as such, being freely absorbed from mucous surfaces or when given hypodermically.
  • It is used as an anaesthetic, principally in dentistry, producing when inhaled a condition of hysterical excitement often accompanied by loud laughter, whence it is sometimes called "laughing gas."