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Adjective: analgesic  ,a-n(u)l'jee-sik or ,a-n(u)l'jee-zik
  1. Capable of relieving pain
    "an analgesic effect";
    - analgetic, anodyne
Noun: analgesic  ,a-n(u)l'jee-sik or ,a-n(u)l'jee-zik
  1. A medicine used to relieve pain
    - anodyne, painkiller, pain pill

Derived forms: analgesics

See also: moderating

Type of: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Encyclopedia: Analgesic