analgesia

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analgesia

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

[‚an·əl′jēzh·ə]
(physiology)
Insensibility to pain with no loss of consciousness.
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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. Acute pain, in turn, can be further subdivided into different categories that are useful when considering specific hypnotic approaches.