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Definitiona drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
- Because people get very blabby under an anaesthetic.Book Two (28% in)
- He used a local anaesthetic called something or other "snow," which froze the tissue and avoided pain until the probe, the scalpel or the forceps got below the frozen portion.Book Two (16% in)
- Another doctor in a mask gave the anaesthetic.Book Five (82% in)
There are no more uses of "anesthetic" in A Farewell to Arms.
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