ANODYNE

n. refers to a group of procedures intended to act as pain relievers - for example analgesics, acupuncture, and anesthesia.

ANODYNE: "An anodyne is intended to relieve pain as quickly as possible."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANODYNE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anodyne/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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