analgesia

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analgesia

, analgia
1. inability to feel pain
2. the relief of pain

analgesia

[‚an·əl′jēzh·ə]
(physiology)
Insensibility to pain with no loss of consciousness.
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Improved obstetric outcomes using hypnotic analgesia and skill mastery combined with childbirth education.
Attempting to elucidate cerebral mechanisms behind hypnotic analgesia, we measured regional cerebral blood flow with positron emission tomography in patients with fibromyalgia, during hypnotically-induced analgesia and resting wakefulness.
This book generally divides pain into acute and chronic categories, each of which requires markedly different approaches with respect to medical and psychological treatments, including hypnotic analgesia.