Definition of Analgesia

1. Noun. Absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness.




Definition of Analgesia

1. n. Absence of sensibility to pain.

Definition of Analgesia

1. Noun. (medicine) The absence of the sense of pain while remaining conscious. ¹

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Definition of Analgesia

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Medical Definition of Analgesia

1. A condition where there is an insensitivity to pain, usually following an interruption of the nerve supply or under the influence of a drug that blocks the pain sensation. The individual is fully conscious. (18 Nov 2007)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Analgesia

analcites
analecta
analectic
analects
analemma
analemmas
analemmata
analemmatic
analepses
analepsis
analepsy
analept
analeptic
analeptic enema
analeptics
analgesia (current term)
analgesia algera
analgesia dolorosa
analgesias
analgesic
analgesic nephritis
analgesic nephropathy
analgesics
analgesimeter
analgetic
analgetics
analgia
analgias
analingus

Literary usage of Analgesia

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"analgesia OF THE ULNAR NERVE IN THE INSANE. Dr. Arrigo Giannone gives a ... That the analgesia of the ulnar nerve is not to be considered in the same ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1901)
"Rier demonstrated, in 1898, that analgesia of the extremities for surgical purposes could be produced by this means. The physiological effect of the ..."

3. Pain: Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance by Richard Joseph Behan (1914)
"analgesia may be either central or peripheral. When central, the lesion may be ... Endogenous analgesia is present during severe emotion, such as great joy, ..."

4. Epitome of the history of medicine by Roswell Park (1901)
"It should be distinguished from analgesia, which means simply freedom from pain, ... In this respect local anaesthesia is really local analgesia, ..."

5. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1922)
"EXPERIMENTAL GENERALIZED analgesia AFTER EXPOSURE TO SOME WAR GASES* BY JOHN ... This analgesia was so profound in many cases that a laparotomy could be ..."

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