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an·al·ge·si·a

 (ăn′əl-jē′zē-ə, -zhə)
n.
A deadening or absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness.

[Greek analgēsiā : an-, without; see a-1 + algēsiā, pain (from algein, to feel pain, from algos, pain).]

an′al·get′ic (-jĕt′ĭk) adj.

analgetic

(ˌænəlˈdʒɛtɪk)
n
a painkilling drug
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.analgetic - capable of relieving painanalgetic - capable of relieving pain; "the anodyne properties of certain drugs"; "an analgesic effect"
moderating - lessening in intensity or strength
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Together with a licensee PAZ has developed dexibuprofen, the dextrorotatory enantiomer of ibuprofen as first product of this kind and launched it in 26 countries as an analgetic and antiinflammatory drug.
To improve tolerability compared to isolated salicyclic acid, Felix Hoffmann synthesised acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) in 1897, today one of the mostly consumed analgetic and anti-inflammatory drugs worldwide.