[ an-l-jee-zik, -sik ]
/ ˌæn lˈdʒi zɪk, -sɪk /
a remedy that relieves or allays pain.
of, relating to, or causing analgesia, or the relief of pain.
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Example sentences from the Web for analgesic
(Analgesic and Antipyretic): 16—32 ♏, pure or with equal parts glycerin or oil.Merck's 1899 Manual|Merck & Co.
British Dictionary definitions for analgesic
/ (ˌænəlˈdʒiːzɪk, -sɪk) /
of or causing analgesia
a substance that produces analgesia
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Medical definitions for analgesic
[ ăn′əl-jē′zĭk ]
A medication capable of reducing or eliminating pain.analgetic
Characterized by analgesia.
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Scientific definitions for analgesic
[ ăn′əl-jē′zĭk ]
A drug used to eliminate pain; a painkiller. Aspirin and acetaminophen are analgesics.
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Cultural definitions for analgesic
[ (an-l-jee-zik, an-l-jee-sik) ]
A drug, such as aspirin, that relieves pain in the body.
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