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 narc&omacron;sis, from Greek nark&omacron;sis, a numbing, from narkoun, to benumb, from nark&emacron;, numbness.
From narco- + -osis.