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obtund

 [ob-tund´]
to render dull or blunt.
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ob·tund

(ob-tŭnd'),
To dull or blunt, especially to blunt sensation or deaden pain.
[L. ob-tundo, pp. -tusus, to beat against, blunt]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ob·tund

(ob-tŭnd')
To dull or blunt, especially to blunt sensation or deaden pain.
[L. ob-tundo, pp. -tusus, to beat against, blunt]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ob·tund

(ob-tŭnd')
To dull or blunt, especially to blunt sensation or deaden pain.
[L. ob-tundo, pp. -tusus, to beat against, blunt]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The efficacy of a topical anaesthetic formulation EMLA 5% cream (Eutectic Mixture of Local Anaesthetics) in obtunding the pain produced by intravenous cannulation was determined in our study.
The present study was conducted to compare the efficacy of McCoy laryngoscope in obtunding the pressor response to laryngoscopy and intubation as compared to the Macintosh blade.