Name of an amnesic drug used in anesthesia. Can be given orally, nasally, IM and IV. Often used for pre-operative and conscious sedation.

Versed (?), a. [Cf. F. vers'e, L. versatus, p. p. of versari to turn about frequently, to turn over, to be engaged in a thing, passive of versare. See Versant, a.]

Acquainted or familiar, as the result of experience, study, practice, etc.; skilled; practiced.

Deep versed in books and shallow in himself. Milton.

Opinions . . . derived from studying the Scriptures, wherein he was versed beyond any person of his age. Southey.

These men were versed in the details of business. Macaulay.

 

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Versed, a. [L. versus turned, p. p. vertere. See 1st Versed.] Math.

Turned.

Versed sine. See under Sine, and Illust. of Functions.

 

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