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Introduction: Analgesic

Description of Analgesic

Analgesic: a medicine used to relieve pain.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Analgesic: Compounds that alleviate pain without loss of consciousness. Analgesics act by various mechanisms including binding with opioid receptors and decreasing inflammation. Choice of analgesic may be determined by the type of pain. These compounds include opioid, non-opioid and adjuvant analgesic agents.(NCI)
Source: Diseases Database

Analgesic: compounds capable of relieving pain without the loss of consciousness or without producing anesthesia.
Source: CRISP

Analgesic: Compounds capable of relieving pain without the loss of CONSCIOUSNESS.
Source: MeSH 2007

Analgesic: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Analgesic

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The term Analgesic can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Analgesic:

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Hierarchical classifications of Analgesic

The following list attempts to classify Analgesic into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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