As nouns the difference between anesthetic and chloroethane
is that anesthetic
is (medicine) a substance administered to reduce the perception of pain or to induce numbness an anesthetic may or may not render the recipient unconscious, depending upon the type used while chloroethane
is (organic compound) the halogenated hydrocarbon ch3
cl, one used as an anesthetic; it has many industrial applications.
As an adjective anesthetic
is causing the reduction of pain sensitivity.
Causing the reduction of pain sensitivity.
(medicine) A substance administered to reduce the perception of pain or to induce numbness. An anesthetic may or may not render the recipient unconscious, depending upon the type used.
* 1994 ,
Anesthetics (Ophthalmic)] ([http://www.drugs.com/cons/anesthetics-ophthalmic.html original version), Drugs.com:
* 2004 , Jacoby, David B. and Youngson, R. M.,
- After a local anesthetic' is applied to the eye, do not rub or wipe the eye until the ' anesthetic has worn off and feeling in the eye returns.
Encyclopedia of Famiy Health , Marshall Cavendish, pg. 91.
- Modern anesthetics can be divided into several different groups according to how and where they act to reduce pain.
- During premedication, the anesthetist may give a patient drugs that make him or her feel relaxed and drowsy before the actual general anesthetic is administered.
Anesthetics", 2010 MeSH, National Library of Medicine.
(organic compound) The halogenated hydrocarbon CH3-CH2Cl, one used as an anesthetic; it has many industrial applications
* ethyl chloride