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Narcosis may refer to:

In science:

  • Carbon dioxide narcosis, carbon dioxide retention leading to a reduction in the hypoxic drive
  • Hydrogen narcosis, an effect of diving deep with hydrogen
  • Nitrogen narcosis, an effect of diving deep with nitrogen
  • Unconsciousness induced by a narcotic drug or through anesthesia

In music:

  • Narcosis (Peruvian band), a punk band
Narcosis meaning

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See also[edit]

  • Narcolepsy, a chronic neurological disorder
  • Necrosis, a form of cell injury that results in the premature death of cells
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Related to narcosis: carbon dioxide narcosis


A condition of deep stupor or unconsciousness produced by a drug or other chemical substance.
[New Latin narcōsis, from Greek narkōsis, a numbing, from narkoun, to benumb, from narkē, numbness.]
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(nɑːˈkəʊsɪs) n
(Medicine) unconsciousness induced by narcotics or general anaesthetics
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(nɑrˈkoʊ sɪs)
[1685–95; < New Latin < Greek nárkōsis= narkō-, variant s. of narkoûn to make numb, derivative of nárkē numbness + -sis -sis]
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narcosis, narcoma

a condition of stupor or unconsciousness induced by drugs.
See also: Drugs
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Noun1.narcosis - unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia
unconsciousness - a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment
nitrogen narcosis - confused or stuporous state caused by high levels of dissolved nitrogen in the blood; 'deep-sea divers can suffer nitrogen narcosis from breathing air under high pressure'
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1. letargo y alivio de dolor por el efecto de narcóticos;
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