analgesic

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

Definition of analgesic

:an agent for producing insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness :a drug that produces analgesia

analgesic

adjective

Examples of analgesic in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of analgesic

analgesic Synonyms


ANALGESIC Defined for English Language Learners

analgesic

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Definition of analgesic for English Language Learners

  • medical : a drug that relieves pain


Medical Dictionary

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analgesic

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adjective an·al·ge·sic \ -ˈjē-zik , -sik \

medical Definition of analgesic

:relating to, characterized by, or producing analgesia

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analgesic

noun

medical Definition of analgesic

:an agent for producing analgesia


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