neuroleptanalgesia

noun
neu·​ro·​lept·​an·​al·​ge·​sia | \ ˈn(y)u̇r-ə-ˌlep-ˌtan-ᵊl-ˈjē-zhə, -z(h)ē-ə How to pronounce neuroleptanalgesia (audio) \
variants: or neuroleptoanalgesia \ ˌn(y)u̇r-​ə-​ˈlep-​tō-​ˌan-​ How to pronounce neuroleptanalgesia (audio) \

Medical Definition of neuroleptanalgesia

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

Other Words from neuroleptanalgesia

neuroleptanalgesic \ -​ˈjē-​zik, -​sik How to pronounce neuroleptanalgesia (audio) \ adjective

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“Neuroleptanalgesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neuroleptanalgesia. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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