Laughing gas

Definition of Laughing gas

See under Laughing.
(Chem.) hyponitrous oxide, or protoxide of nitrogen<- = nitrous oxide ->; - so called from the exhilaration and laughing which it sometimes produces when inhaled. It is much used as an anæsthetic agent.

See also: Gas Laughing

Related Words

ammonium nitrate, inhalation anaesthetic, inhalation anesthetic, inhalation general anaesthetic, inhalation general anesthetic, nitrous oxide
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