neuroleptanalgesia

[ noo r-uh-lept-an-l-jee-zee-uh, -see-uh, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər ə lɛptˌæn lˈdʒi zi ə, -si ə, ˌnyʊər- /

noun Pharmacology.

a semiconscious nonreactive state induced by certain drug combinations, as fentanyl with droperidol.

Origin of neuroleptanalgesia

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Medicine definitions for neuroleptanalgesia

neuroleptanalgesia
[ nur′ō-lĕp′tăn-əl-jēzhə ]

n.

An intense analgesic and amnesic state produced by the combination of narcotic analgesics and neuroleptic drugs.
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