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obtund

 [ob-tund´]
to render dull or blunt.

ob·tund

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

obtund

/ob·tund/ (ob-tund´) to render dull, blunt, or less acute, or to reduce alertness.

obtund

[obtund′]
Etymology: L, obtundere, to blunt
1 to deaden pain.
2 to render insensitive to unpleasant or painful stimuli by reducing the level of consciousness, such as by anesthesia or a strong opioid analgesic. obtundation, obtundity, n., obtunded, obtundent, adj.

ob·tund

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

ob·tund

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

obtund (obtund´),

v to diminish the ability to perceive pain and/or touch.

obtund

to render dull or blunt.