obtundent


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obtundent

/ob·tun·dent/ (ob-tun´dent)
1. pertaining to or causing obtundation.
2. having the power to soothe pain.
3. an agent that blunts irritation or soothes pain.

obtunded, obtundent, obtundity

See obtund.

obtundent (obtun´dent),

n an agent that has the property to diminish the perception of pain and/or touch.

obtundent

1. having the power to dull sensibility or to soothe pain.
2. a soothing or partially anesthetic agent.