antalgic

Word Origin & History

antalgic
1775 (adj.), from Gk. ant-, form of anti- used before vowels, + algos "pain" (see -algia). As a noun, recorded from 1753.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

antalgic ant·al·gic (ānt-āl'jĭk)
adj.
Analgesic.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature