narco-, narc-, -narcotic, narcotico-, -narcosis, -narcoticism (Greek: numbness, dullness; sleep, stupor, torpor; benumb, deaden).
Having both acrid (sharp, pungent) and narcotic qualities.
Self induced sleep.
To remove narcotic properties from an opiate; to deprive of narcotic properties.
Producing insensibility to pain with the use of electrical current.
Stupor brought on by a brain disease.
Narcolepsy of emotional origin.
Psychotherapeutic treatment under light anesthesia, originally used in acute combat cases during World War II; also used in the treatment of childhood trauma.
Anesthesia produced by narcotic drugs; such as, morphine.
A general numbness sometimes experienced at the moment of awaking from sleep.
Stupor or deep sleep induced by hypnosis.
1. A morbid inclination to sleep.
2. Uncontrollable sleepiness or desire to sleep; usually coming on at intervals even when the subject is supposed to be awake and active.
3. A sleep disorder that usually appears in young adulthood, consisting of recurring episodes of sleep during the day, and often disrupted nocturnal sleep; frequently accompanied by cataplexy, sleep paralysis, and hypnagogic hallucinations; a genetically determined disease.
Someone who has narcolepsy.
1. A sleep inducing drug.
2. A person with narcolepsy.
Coma or stupor induced by hypnotic drugs.
1. A morbid desire to gain relief from painful stimuli usually through some pharmacological agent (morphine, opium, etc.), but also occasionally through psychic measures (e.g. hypnosis).
2. An uncontrollable craving for narcotic drugs.
One who suffers from narcomania.
Denoting, pertaining to, inducing, or affected by narcoma.
In a state of stupor.
General and nonspecific reversible depression of neuronal excitability, produced by a number of physical and chemical agents, usually resulting in stupor rather than in anesthesia (with which narcosis was once synonymous).
Any spasmodic or recurrent disorder inducing stupor.
An agent with both narcotic and stimulant properties.
1. Psychotherapy conducted with the patient under the influence of a sedative or narcotic.
2. In psychotherapy, the use of intravenous barbiturates to enhance relaxation, to facilitate communication, and to render the subject more responsive to the suggestions of the therapist. In any particular narcotherapeutic session, the focus may be on reassurance (narcohypnosis), on uncovering repressed material (narcoanalysis), on encouraging expression of repressed affects (narcocatharsis), on eliciting data for later assimilation (narcosynthesis), or on obtaining data to provide more adequate evaluation (narcodiagnosis).
1. Originally, any drug derived from opium or opium-like compounds with potent analgesic effects associated with both significant alteration of mood and behavior and potential for dependence and tolerance.
2. More recently, any drug, synthetic or naturally occurring, with effects similar to those of opium and opium derivatives, including meperidine and fentanyl and its derivatives.
3. Drugs that can relieve severe pain but which are also sleep-inducing and usually highly addictive. 4.Capable of inducing a state of stuporous analgesia.
Having both narcotic and irritant properties.
A bitter crystalline alkaloid derived from opium sometimes used in medicine.
1. Stuporous analgesia induced by a narcotic.
2. Addiction to a narcotic.
3. As commonly used, the term refers to the condition in which the drug is present in amounts great enough to be toxic, or, in any event, sufficient to alter behavior.
4. The condition produced by narcotics; a state of stupor, somnolence, or insensibility.
5. A morbid inclination to sleep.
narcotize, narcotized, narcotizing:
1. To bring or render insensible with a narcotic.
2. To make dull or to deaden.
3. To diminish consciousness as in the administration of a general anesthesia or sedation.
A term for a dulling of the senses or intellect; a state of stupor.
Inducing sleep a sedative effect, but not directly narcotic.
A localized cutaneous anesthesia.