1. A compound that reversibly depresses neuronal function, producing loss of ability to perceive pain and/or other sensations.

2. Collective designation for anesthetizing agents administered to an individual at a particular time.

3. Characterized by loss of sensation or capable of producing loss of sensation.

4. Associated with or due to the state of anesthesia.

flammable anesthetic

general anesthetic

inhalation anesthetic

intravenous anesthetic

local anesthetics

primary anesthetic

secondary anesthetic

spinal anesthetic

topical anesthetic

volatile anesthetic