verb ob·tund \äb-ˈtənd\

Definition of OBTUND

transitive verb
:  to reduce the edge or violence of :  dull <obtunded reflexes>

Origin of OBTUND

Middle English, from Latin obtundere
First Known Use: 14th century


transitive verb ob·tund \äb-ˈtənd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OBTUND

:  to reduce the intensity or sensitivity of :  make dull <obtunded reflexes> <agents that obtund pain>


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