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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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The short-term analgetic effects occur no later than 20 minutes upon injection and are more distinct in patients with zoster or trigeminal neuralgia.
Ernasari, "Analgetic Activity of Papaya (Carica papaya L.) Leaves Extract," Procedia Chemistry, vol.
In the treatment of depression and pain, SNRIs have a direct analgetic influence on pain and the pain is reduced indirectly by increasing the threshold for neuralgia.
Besides its potential analgetic effect [11,18], abovementioned effects could often be associated with changes in a soft tissue elasticity [19].
Patients also tend to received multiple drugs, including compound preparations of Western medicine or even antipyretic and analgetic in Chinese patent medicine [45].
Copper(II) complexes have been used as analgetic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, and platelet antiaggregating agents.