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[¹an- + -algesia + -ic]
1. Relieving pain.
2. A drug that relieves pain. Analgesic drugs include nonprescription drugs, such as aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, and those drugs classified as controlled substances and available only by prescription.
SYN: SEE: analgetic
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Analgesic." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769834/all/adjuvant_analgesic.
Analgesic. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769834/all/adjuvant_analgesic. Accessed May 30, 2023.
Analgesic. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769834/all/adjuvant_analgesic
Analgesic [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 30]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769834/all/adjuvant_analgesic.
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