Definition of analgesia in English:

analgesia

Pronunciation: /ˌanlˈjēZHə//ˌanlˈjēzēə/

noun

Medicine
  • The inability to feel pain.

    • ‘The association of maternal fever with epidural analgesia is well known.’
    • ‘In Scotland, a conservative view by anaesthetists prevented patients with epidural anaesthesia / analgesia being nursed outside of high dependency units.’
    • ‘The Acute Pain Service from the Department of Anesthesia manages epidural analgesia.’
    • ‘Because epidural analgesia provides the highest level of pain relief, the physician and patient should decide when it should be used.’
    • ‘Most women in the United States deliver infants in hospitals where epidural analgesia or intravenous narcotics are the only pain-relief options.’

Origin

Early 18th century: from Greek analgēsia painlessness from an- not + algeein feel pain.

Pronunciation:

analgesia

/ˌanlˈjēZHə//ˌanlˈjēzēə/