analgesia

[ an-l-jee-zee-uh, -see-uh ]
/ ˌæn lˈdʒi zi ə, -si ə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

absence of sense of pain.

Origin of analgesia

1700–10; < New Latin < Greek analgēsía painlessness, equivalent to análgēt(os) without pain (an- an-1 + álg(os) pain + -ētos adj. suffix) + -ia -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for analgesia

analgesia

analgia (ænˈældʒɪə)

/ (ˌænəlˈdʒiːzɪə, -sɪə) /

noun

inability to feel pain
the relief of pain

Word Origin for analgesia

C18: via New Latin from Greek: insensibility, from an- + algēsis sense of pain
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Medicine definitions for analgesia

analgesia

[ ăn′əl-jēzē-ə, -zhə ]

n.

A deadening or absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness.
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