a condition of deep stupor which passes into unconsciousness and paralysis, usually caused by a narcotic or certain chemicals
Origin of narcosisModern Latin from Classical Greek nark?sis from narkoun: see narcotic
A condition of deep stupor or unconsciousness produced by a drug or other chemical substance.
Origin of narcosisNew Latin narcōsis from Greek narkōsis a numbing from narkoun to benumb from narkē numbness
From narco- + -osis.