Etymology

narcosis (n.)

1690s, "state of unconsciousness caused by a narcotic," Modern Latin, from Greek narkōsis, from narkoun "to benumb" (see narcotic (n.)).

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Definitions of narcosis from WordNet

narcosis (n.)
unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia;
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updated on April 10, 2019