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antalgic

 [ant-al´jik]
counteracting or avoiding pain, as a posture or gait assumed so as to lessen pain.

an·al·ge·sic

(an'ăl-jē'zik),
1. A compound capable of producing analgesia, that is, one that relieves pain by altering the perception of nociceptive stimuli without producing anesthesia or loss of consciousness. Synonym(s): analgetic (1)
2. Characterized by reduced response to painful stimuli. Synonym(s): antalgic

antalgic

(ănt-ăl′jĭk)
adj.
Analgesic.
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Subsequently, designers completed conceptual design of antalgic pump.
Abbreviations: PLD, Chinese peony-Liquorice Decoction; GA, glycyrrhetinic acid; PF, paeoniflorin; TTS, transdermal therapeutic system; PK, pharmacokinetics; PD, pharmacodynamics; PSB, phosphate buffer solution; HPLC, high-performance liquid chromatography; DM, dysmenorrhea model mice; NW, number of writhes exhibited by mice; PIR, pain inhibition ratio; AL, antalgic latency; BI, Bliss independence; UV, ultraviolet; LC-MS/MS, liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry; ESI, electrospray ionization; CID, collision-induced dissociation; SRM, selected reaction monitoring; QC, quality control; [C.sub.max].
Throughout the patient's multiple pain clinic visits, we began a multimodality treatment, which included antiepileptic and antidepressant antalgic medication management, muscle relaxant, short acting narcotic medication, and physical therapy.
Patients with femoral neck stress fractures typically present with activity-related anterior groin pain that is relieved by rest; initially, they may be only mildly affected, but the condition worsens in those who continue to "work through the pain." By the time such individuals seek treatment, they almost always have pain with weight bearing and an antalgic gait.
In addition, we found that an antalgic gait can be prohibitive to accurately calibrate leg- and cane-mounted StepWatch devices.
Note antalgic gait, unsymmetrical strides, aberrant movement patterns, and excessive twisting, rotating, or lateral movement.
(9) Additional possible signs and symptoms include an audible or palpable click over the pubic symphysis, reduced hip abduction motion, a waddling antalgic gait, and pain over the pubis during the pelvic compression test (compression of the iliac wing with the patient in a side lying position), or the cross-leg test (contralateral iliac wing held down while the ipsilateral crossed extremity is stressed).
Common forms include antalgic (painful), Trendelenburg (associated with weakness), and limps associated with a short limb, spasticity and/or stiffness, or poor balance.
In addition, the resistance to passive movement, the antalgic rigidity, and the muscle contracture, were evaluated by the investigator by means of a 5-digit scale (0 = absent; 1 = minimum; 2 = mild; 3 = moderate; 4 = severe); the functional impairment was also scored by means of semiquantitative scale (0 = none; l = [less than or equal to] 25%; 25%; 2 = between 25 and 50%; 3 = between 50% and 75%; 4 = > 75%).
J walked on the outer border of her foot and had an antalgic gait.