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audioanalgesia

 [aw″de-o-an″al-je´ze-ah]
reduction or abolition of the perception of pain by listening to recorded music to which has been added a background of “white noise.”
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

au·di·o·an·al·ge·si·a

(aw'dē-ō-an'ăl-jē'zē-ă),
Use of music or sound delivered through earphones to mask pain during dental or surgical procedures.
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au·di·o·an·al·ge·si·a

(aw'dē-ō-an-ăl-jē'zē-ă)
Use of music or sound delivered through earphones to enhance relaxation and distract a patient from feeling pain during dental or surgical procedures.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

au·di·o·an·al·ge·si·a

(aw'dē-ō-an-ăl-jē'zē-ă)
Use of music or other sounds delivered through earphones to mask pain during dental or surgical procedures.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The effect of audio-analgesia on pain threshold and pain tolerance.