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absence of sense of pain.
inability to feel pain
the relief of pain

“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).

analgesia an·al·ge·si·a (ān’əl-jē’zē-ə, -zhə)
A deadening or absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness.


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