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neuroleptanalgesia

[noo r-uh-lept-an-l-jee-zee-uh, -see-uh, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər ə lɛptˌæn lˈdʒi zi ə, -si ə, ˌnyʊər-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a semiconscious nonreactive state induced by certain drug combinations, as fentanyl with droperidol.
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neuroleptanalgesia in Medicine

neuroleptanalgesia neu·ro·lep·tan·al·ge·si·a (nur'ō-lěp'tān-əl-jē'zē-ə, -zhə, nyur'-)
n.
An intense analgesic and amnesic state produced by the combination of narcotic analgesics and neuroleptic drugs.

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