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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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Few studies evaluated POUR in spine surgery, and a majority of those are retrospective case study and factors reported to have an association with the development of POUR include age, diabetes, opioid administration, anaesthesia type, perioperative analgesia, intravenous (IV) fluid volume, comorbid medical and surgical conditions, and surgery duration.
Quadratus lumborum block: an effective method of perioperative analgesia in children undergoing pyeloplasty.
For the scope of our study, we selected all applications submitted to the participating competent authorities in 2010 that included recovery surgical procedures in mice and rats to assess appropriateness of anesthesia, perioperative analgesia, and postoperative care.
The Analgesia Nociception Index (ANI), which measures parasympathetic tonus under anesthesia, has arisen as a new parameter for the balance of nociception and analgesia, and thereby the adequacy of perioperative analgesia. Analgesia Nociception Index is a numeric value from 0 to 100 that reflects the parasympathetic tonus obtained by evaluating fluctuations in the R-R interval on electrocardiography with each respiratory cycle.
Superior perioperative analgesia with combined femoral-obturatorsciatic nerve block in comparison with posterior lumbar plexus and sciatic nerve block for ACL reconstructive surgery.
Perioperative Analgesia. The standard anaesthetic technique for elective CS procedures in our institution is spinal anaesthesia with 7.5 mg hyperbaric bupivacaine and 5mcg sufentanil, which provides sufficient analgesia maximally 4 hours after the surgery.
As such, there has been a multimodal approach to short acting perioperative analgesia, including short acting epidural and spinal anesthestics with elimination of pain catheters, Foley catheters, and long acting motor blockades.
Perioperative analgesia with subarachnoid fentanyl-bupivacaine for cesarean delivery.
A systematic review of randomized trials by Joshi and colleagues noted that the efficacy of thoracic epidural combining local anesthetic and opioid is established for decreasing acute postthoracotomy pain, but it remains unclear if perioperative analgesia is related to the development of PTPS [6].