Simple Definition of analgesic
medical : a drug that relieves pain
Full Definition of analgesic
: an agent for producing analgesia
Examples of analgesic in a sentence
<the doctor prescribed an analgesic and rest for my injured knee>
First Known Use of analgesic
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