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se·da·tion

 (sĭ-dā′shən)
n.
1. Reduction of anxiety, stress, irritability, or excitement by administration of a sedative agent or drug.
2. The state or condition induced by a sedative.

[Middle English sedacioun, from Old French sedation, from Latin sēdātiō, sēdātiōn-, from sēdātus, past participle of sēdāre, to calm; see sedate1.]
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sedation

(sɪˈdeɪʃən)
n
1. (Medicine) a state of calm or reduced nervous activity
2. (Medicine) the administration of a sedative
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se•da•tion

(sɪˈdeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the bringing about of mental or physiological relaxation, esp. by the use of a drug.
2. the state so induced.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sedation - a state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
2.sedation - the administration of a sedative agent or drug
giving medication, administration - the act of administering medication
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Translations

sedation

[sɪˈdeɪʃən] Nsedación f
under sedationbajo sedación
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sedation

[sɪˈdeɪʃən] nsédation f
to be under sedation → être sous sédation
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sedation

nBeruhigungsmittel pl; to put somebody under sedationjdm Beruhigungsmittel geben; drugs used for sedationDrogen plzur Beruhigung
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sedation

[sɪˈdeɪʃn] n (Med) to be under sedationessere sotto l'effetto di sedativi
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se·da·tion

n. sedación, acción o efecto de calmar o sedar;
v.
to put under ___dar un sedante, calmante o soporífero.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sedation

n sedación f; conscious — sedación consciente
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These data provide confirmation that BXCL501 effectively produces arousable sedation in both schizophrenic and bipolar patients, Selvaraju tells investors in a research note.
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