"Anesthetics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Agents that are capable of inducing a total or partial loss of sensation, especially tactile sensation and pain. They may act to induce general ANESTHESIA, in which an unconscious state is achieved, or may act locally to induce numbness or lack of sensation at a targeted site.
- Anesthetic Drugs
- Drugs, Anesthetic
- Anesthetic Agents
- Agents, Anesthetic
- Anesthetic Effect
- Effect, Anesthetic
- Anesthetic Effects
- Effects, Anesthetic
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Anesthetics".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Anesthetics".
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