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neuroleptanalgesia

Pronunciation: nu'ro-lept-an'al-je'ze-a

Definition: An intense analgesic and amnesic state produced by administration of narcotic analgesics and neuroleptic drugs; unconsciousness may occur, and cardiorespiratory function may be altered.

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