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neuroleptanalgesia

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noun neu·ro·lept·an·al·ge·sia \ˈn(y)u̇r-ə-ˌlep-ˌtan-əl-ˈjē-zhə, -z(h)ē-ə\
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neuroleptoanalgesia

\ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈlep-tō-ˌan-\play

Medical Definition of neuroleptanalgesia

  1. :  joint administration of a tranquilizing drug and an analgesic especially for relief of surgical pain

neuroleptanalgesic

\-ˈjē-zik, -sik\play adjective

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