meaning of antalgic

antalgic meaning in General Dictionary

Alleviating pain

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  • Alleviating discomfort.
  • a medication to ease discomfort; an anodyne.

antalgic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1775, from Greek ant-, kind of anti- made use of before vowels (see anti-), + algos "pain" (identify -algia). As a noun, recorded from 1753.


antalgic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Alleviating pain.

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  • (letter.) A medicine to alleviate pain; an anodyne.