|anaesthetics, dissociative||medical dictionary|
<anaesthetics> Intravenous anaesthetics that induce a state of sedation, immobility, amnesia, and marked analgesia. Subjects may experience a strong feeling of dissociation from the environment. The condition produced is similar to neuroleptanalgesia, but is brought about by the administration of a single drug.
American spelling: anesthetics, dissociative
(12 Dec 1998)
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