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an·es·the·sia

or chiefly Brit  an*aes*the*sia  n 1  :  loss of sensation esp. to touch usu. resulting from a lesion in the nervous system or from some other abnormality  2  :  loss of sensation and usu. of consciousness without loss of vital functions artificially produced by the administration of one or more agents that block the passage of pain impulses along nerve pathways to the brain .
 
 

 
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