obtundent

adjective
ob·​tund·​ent | \äb-ˈtən-dənt \

Medical Definition of obtundent 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: blunting irritation or lessening pain

obtundent

noun

Medical Definition of obtundent (Entry 2 of 2)

: an agent that blunts pain or dulls sensibility

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