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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.
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analgetic

(ˌænəlˈdʒɛtɪk)
n
a painkilling drug
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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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