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WORD ORIGIN

"absence of pain," 1706, medical Latin, from Greek analgesia "painlessness, insensibility," from analgetos "without pain, insensible to pain" (also "unfeeling, ruthless"), from an- "not" (see an- (1)) + algein "to feel pain" (see -algia).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANALGESIA

anaesthesias

nouninduced sleep; induced absence of feeling

anesthesias

nouninduced sleep; induced absence of feeling
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