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anesthesia
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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loss of bodily sensation — especially created intentionally to control pain
  • ...congestion, the agnathia of certain chinless Chinamen (cited by Mr Candidate Mulligan) in consequence of defective reunion of the maxillary knobs along the medial line so that (as he said) one ear could hear what the other spoke, the benefits of anesthesia or twilight sleep, the prolongation of labour pains in advanced gravidancy by reason of pressure on the vein, the premature relentment of the amniotic fluid (as exemplified in the actual case) with consequent peril of sepsis to the...
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (60% in)

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