Definition of anesthetic:
inhalant, insensitive, chloral hydrate, procaine, chloroform, amphetamine, narcotic, oil of clove, antibiotic, opiate, feelings, cocaine, antacid, insensate, insensible, ether, bloodless, alcohol, anabolic steroid, anesthetic agent, laughing gas, lidocaine, dull, antidote, soporific, morphine, painkiller, scopolamine, sodium pentothal, anodyne, anaesthetic, antidepressant, drops, methyl chloride, dope, anaesthetic agent, truth serum, gas, anticoagulant, attitude, hypnosis, nitrous oxide, hypodermic injection, analgesic.
It was rapid and deft work, they admitted, especially since the surgeon was using another man's splints, and the patient proved to be one of the subjects who fight the anesthetic from beginning to end.- "Red Pepper Burns", Grace S. Richmond.
- "The Dream Doctor", Arthur B. Reeve.
Since the anesthetic properties of chloroform were discovered by an obstetrician who was searching for a drug with which to lessen the pain of childbirth, the facts connected with the discovery have a peculiar interest for mothers.- "The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy", J. Morris Slemons.