Drugs given to you during surgery to eliminate or reduce surgical procedure pain.
The loss of normal feelings especially feelings of pain, with or without a loss of consciousness. Anesthesia brought about for medical or surgical purposes may be topical, local, regional, or general depending on the area or organ involved. A drug capable of causing a state of anesthesia is called an anesthetic.
total or partial loss of feeling or sensation, usually defined with respect to loss of pain sensation; may be general or local
Medication given prior to surgery, generally to put you to sleep.