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neuroleptanesthesia

Pronunciation: nu'ro-lept-an'es-the'ze-ah

Definition: A technique of general anesthesia based on intravenous administration of neuroleptic drugs, together with inhalation of a weak anesthetic with or without neuromuscular relaxants.

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