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 (ăn′əl-jē′zē-ə, -zhə)
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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(ˌænəlˈdʒiːzɪə; -sɪə) or


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]
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(ˌæn lˈdʒi zi ə, -si ə)

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)]
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analgesia, analgesy

the absence of pain. — analgesic, analgetic, adj.
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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
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[ˌænælˈdʒiːzɪə] Nanalgesia f
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nSchmerzlosigkeit f, → Analgesie f (spec)
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n analgesia, supresión f de sensación dolorosa en el paciente consciente; patient-controlled — analgesia controlada por el paciente
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The random sequence of allocation code (Intrathecal analgesia group or systemic analgesia group) was obtained from a random number table of integers.
Recent publications have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of single-injection intrathecal analgesia (IA) for acute postoperative pain control in patients undergoing colorectal surgery [1, 15-18].
It covers delivery, assessment and monitoring, the pharmacology of opioids and local anesthetics, nonopioids and adjuvant analgesic agents, systemic routes of opioid administration, patient-controlled analgesia, epidural and intrathecal analgesia, other regional and local analgesia, nonpharmacological therapies, acute neuropathic and persistent postacute pain and its treatment, nonsurgical acute pain, more complex patients like older and opioid-tolerant patients, and opioid analgesia after discharge from a hospital (a new chapter).
W Smith, "The use of intrathecal analgesia and contrast radiography as preoperative diagnostic methods for digital flexor tendon sheath pathology," Equine Veterinary Journal, vol.
A comparison of intrathecal analgesia with fentanyl or sufentanil after total hip replacement.
Single-dose intrathecal analgesia to control labour pain: Is it a useful alternative to epidural analgesia?
The use of advanced analgesic techniques such as Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA), epidurals and intrathecal analgesia, gives more effective pain control in the postoperative phase than do conventional methods such as oral, intramuscular and intravenous administration (Rawal).
In December 2004, the US FDA approved Prialt for the management of severe, chronic pain in patients who require intrathecal analgesia.