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Medical Term:

balanced anesthesia

 

Definition: a technique of general anesthesia based on the concept that administration of a mixture of small amounts of several neuronal depressants (narcotics and inhalational agents) maximizes the advantages, but not the disadvantages of, the individual components of the mixture.

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