analgesia

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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.

analgesia

(ˌænəlˈdʒiːzɪə; -sɪə) or

analgia

n
1. (Medicine) inability to feel pain
2. (Medicine) the relief of pain
[C18: via New Latin from Greek: insensibility, from an- + algēsis sense of pain]

an•al•ge•si•a

(ˌæn lˈdʒi zi ə, -si ə)

n.
absence of sense of pain.
[1700–10; < New Latin < Greek analgēsía painlessness <análgēt(os) without pain (an- an-1 + -algētos, v. adj. of algeîn to suffer, álgos pain)]

analgesia, analgesy

the absence of pain. — analgesic, analgetic, adj.
See also: Health
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.analgesia - absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousnessanalgesia - absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Translations

analgesia

[ˌænælˈdʒiːzɪə] Nanalgesia f

analgesia

nSchmerzlosigkeit f, → Analgesie f (spec)

analgesia

n analgesia, supresión f de sensación dolorosa en el paciente consciente; patient-controlled — analgesia controlada por el paciente
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This resolved after discontinuation of the interpleural analgesia and was probably a result of phrenic nerve block produced by the intrapleural local anaesthetic.
Issues of assessment are then explored, followed by discussion of treatment strategies for acute pain, including perioperative use of COX-2 agents, patient-controlled analgesia, perioperative epidural analgesia, and interpleural analgesia. Attention next turns to chronic pain, with contributors offering discussions of cancer pain management and pain management of chronic pain in different areas of the body and as associated with different conditions, including, to cite some examples, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, neuralgia, spinal cord injury, poststroke pain, pain related to HIV infection, and sickle cell anemia.