painkiller(redirected from Painkiller (disambiguation))
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An agent, such as an analgesic drug, that relieves pain.
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painkiller, pain killer (pān′kil″ĕr)
A colloquial term for a medication or a procedure that decreases a patient's discomfort caused by pain or alleviates hurtful or unpleasant sensations.
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