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  • n. the state of being narcotized; narcosis
  • n. the act of narcotizing someone or something

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of narcotizing; the state of being narcotized; narcotic poisoning.


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  • Deep narcotization with morphin and scopolamin is induced slowly; the respiratory and pulse-rate are progressively lessened -- and there is no acidity.

    The Origin and Nature of the Emotions: Miscellaneous Papers

  • In our experiments no increase in the H-ion concentration was produced by morphin or by scopolamin, no matter how deep the narcotization.

    The Origin and Nature of the Emotions: Miscellaneous Papers

  • Philosophically speaking, I think self-narcotization and self-alcoholization are rather ignoble substitutes for undisturbed self-consciousness and unfettered self-control.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • Alcoholic narcotization appears to produce this peculiar conditions of the tissues _more than any other agent with which we are acquainted.

    Grappling with the Monster The Curse and the Cure of Strong Drink

  • In his turn, Alexander Misharin noted that the implementation of the Center programs will help reduce the level of narcotization in the Sverdlov Oblast.

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  • One can readily imagine easier digestion as the result of the sedative influence of the after-dinner cigar upon a disquieted nervous system, especially if the coincident irritation of alcohol and coffee have need of correction; but it can also be imagined that in most of such cases the remedy has been the cause of and will further increase the disordered condition, and that nutrition of deficiently nourished nerve tissue is rationally indicated rather than partial narcotization.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 711, August 17, 1889

  • H-ion concentration tests were made after the application of the adequate stimuli by which the function of the kinetic organs had been determined, and we studied also the effect upon the acidity of the blood of strychnin convulsions after destruction of the medulla; of deep narcotization with morphin before anesthesia; of deep narcotization with morphin after the H-ion concentration had already been increased by fear, by anger, by exertion, by injury under anesthesia, or by anesthesia alone.

    The Origin and Nature of the Emotions: Miscellaneous Papers


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