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Definition of "analgesia" []

  • A deadening or absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "analgesia" in a sentence
  • "With respect to acupuncture analgesia-and the term analgesia not anaesthesia should be used-may I most emphatically state that it does work, and it works very well."
  • ""Homeopathic Arnica montana for post-tonsillectomy analgesia: a randomised placebo control trial.""
  • "In her left fist is clutched the plastic PCA patient-controlled analgesia button."