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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

/ant·al·gic/ (ant-al´jik)
1. counteracting or avoiding pain, as a posture or gait assumed so as to lessen pain.

antalgic

(ănt-ăl′jĭk)
adj.
Analgesic.

antalgic

1. counteracting or avoiding pain, as a posture or gait assumed so as to lessen pain.
2. analgesic.
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The pharmacological effects in DM were evaluated in terms of the inhibition ratio of the writhing response and the prolongation of the antalgic latency to obtain the optimal proportion compatibility.
Similarly, the resistance encountered by the investigator to passive movements, the antalgic rigidity, and the muscle contracture showed an 18%, 19%, and 19% reduction, respectively, after 3 days of treatment.
Grade I Mild: Greater than 90[degrees] with normal gait and localized tenderness; Grade II Moderate: 45[degrees] to 90[degrees] with antalgic gait and swollen, tender mass in the quadriceps; Grade III Severe: Less than 45[degrees] with severely antalgic gait and a noticeably swollen and tender mass.
Ambulation was impaired to the point that she required assistance from her husband to walk more than a few steps and her movements were antalgic.
This portends a poor prognosis, as the altered center of rotation causes an antalgic or Trendelenburg gait, a short limb, and compensatory rotation of the limb in the body's attempt to avoid impingement.
The physical exam was unremarkable except for antalgic gait and tenderness of the anterior thighs, which were also moderately firm and warm to the touch.
On the one hand, classic treatments, based on antalgic and anti-inflammatory drugs and passive physiotherapy, are often not sufficient.
In China, about ten species have long been used as antalgic and pesticide agents (Chen and Yu, 1999).
For example, an antalgic gait at the time of injury may lead to muscle inhibition or atrophy and if the activation of gluteus maximus is delayed, pelvic stability may become compromised.
Physicians should consider psoas abscess when evaluating children with acute antalgic gait or hip pain.
The neurological examination revealed a pleasant, moderately obese female with an antalgic gait, favoring the left leg.