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analgesic

noun an·al·ge·sic \ˌa-nəl-ˈjē-zik, -sik\

medical : a drug that relieves pain

Full Definition of ANALGESIC

:  an agent for producing analgesia
analgesic adjective

Examples of ANALGESIC

  1. <the doctor prescribed an analgesic and rest for my injured knee>

First Known Use of ANALGESIC

1875

Related to ANALGESIC

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

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