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Meaning of ANALGESIA

Pronunciation:  `anl'jeezeeu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness

ANALGESIA is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: physiological condition, physiological state



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An`al*ge"si*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'analghsi`a; 'an
priv. + 'a`lghsis sense of pain.] (Med.)
Absence of sensibility to pain. --Quain.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: The inability to feel pain.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Loss of normal sensitivity to pain; compare anesthesia.
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