[ an-l-jee-zee-uh, -see-uh ]
/ ˌæn lˈdʒi zi ə, -si ə /
absence of sense of pain.
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British Dictionary definitions for analgesia
/ (ˌænəlˈdʒiːzɪə, -sɪə) /
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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Medical definitions for analgesia
[ ăn′əl-jē′zē-ə, -zhə ]
A deadening or absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness.
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