analgesia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek analgēsia, from an- + algēsis sense of pain, from algein to suffer pain, from algos pain Date: circa 1706 insensibility to pain without loss of consciousnessanalgesic adjective or nounanalgetic adjective or noun

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  • analgesia — f. farm. Condición de los medicamentos o sustancias analgésicas. Medical Dictionary. 2011. analgesia abolición de la sensibilidad …   Diccionario médico

  • analgesia — (n.) absence of pain, 1706, medical Latin, from Gk. analgesia painlessness, insensibility, from analgetos without pain, insensible to pain (also unfeeling, ruthless ), from an not (see AN (Cf. an ) (1)) + algein to feel pain (see ALGIA (Cf. alg …   Etymology dictionary

  • analgesia — [an΄əl jē′zē ə, an΄əl jē′sē ə] n. [ModL < Gr analgēsia < an , without + algēsia, pain < algos, pain] a fully conscious state in which a person does not feel painful stimuli …   English World dictionary

  • Analgesia — An al*ge si*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; an priv. + ? sense of pain.] (Med.) Absence of sensibility to pain. Quain. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • analgesia — s. f. [Medicina] Insensibilidade (à dor). = ANALGIA …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • analgesia — anesthesia, anodynia (see under ANODYNE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • analgesia — (Del gr. ἀναλγησία). f. Med. Falta o supresión de toda sensación dolorosa, sin pérdida de los restantes modos de la sensibilidad …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • analgesia —    The term analgesia comes from the Greek words an (not) and algos (pain). It is used to denote a specific loss or impairment of sensitivity to painful stimuli of a tactile, thermal, chemical, or other physical origin. Etiologically, the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • analgesia — (Del gr. analgesia < an, privativo + algos, dolor.) ► sustantivo femenino MEDICINA Supresión o ausencia de toda sensación dolorosa. * * * analgesia (del gr. «analgēsía») f. Med. Inexistencia de sensaciones dolorosas, aunque exista causa… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • analgesia — {{#}}{{LM A02260}}{{〓}} {{[}}analgesia{{]}} ‹a·nal·ge·sia› {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} Falta o supresión de toda sensación dolorosa: • La analgesia, a diferencia de la anestesia, no elimina las otras formas de la sensibilidad.{{○}}… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • analgesia — /an l jee zee euh, see euh/, n. Med. absence of sense of pain. [1700 10; < NL < Gk analgesía painlessness, equiv. to análget(os) without pain (an AN 1 + álg(os) pain + etos adj. suffix) + ia IA] * * * ▪ pathology       loss of sensation of pain… …   Universalium

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