narco-, narc-, -narcotic, narcotico-, -narcosis, -narcoticism

(Greek: numbness, dullness; sleep, stupor, torpor; benumb, deaden)

narcotics (noun) (a plural used as a singular)
Dope for dopes; also known as "idiots".
narcotine (s) (noun), narcotines (pl)
A bitter crystalline alkaloid derived from opium sometimes used in medicine.
narcotism (s) (noun), narcotisms (pl)
1. As commonly used, the term refers to the condition in which a drug is present in amounts great enough to be toxic, or, in any event, sufficient to alter a person's behavior.
2. A morbid inclination to sleep which is produced by drugs; a state of stupor, somnolence, or insensibility.
narcotize (verb), narcotizes; narcotized; narcotizing
1. To bring or to render insensible with something that soothes, induces sleep, and relieves pain or stress.
2. To make dull or to deaden.
3. To diminish consciousness as in the administration of a general anesthesia or sedation.
phlebonarcosis (s) (noun), phlebonarcoses (pl)
An intravenous anesthesia.
phrenonarcosis (s) (noun), phrenonarcoses (pl)
A term for a dulling of the senses or intellect; a state of stupor.
pseudonarcotic (adjective) (not comparative)
A reference to inducing sleep with a sedative effect, but not directly narcotic.
subnarcotic (adjective), more subnarcotic, most subnarcotic
Descriptive of being slightly narcotic.
toponarcosis (s) (noun), toponarcoses (pl)
A localized cutaneous anesthesia.

Related "sleep" units: dorm-; hypno-; letho-; oneiro- (dream); somni-; sopor-.