Definition of pain relief in English:

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pain relief

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun]
The alleviation of pain, typically by means of medication.
Example sentences
  • Give medications that relax the child and medications that provide pain relief.
  • In doing so, pain relief is obtained and physical therapy can be used to help restore function.
  • If essential, pain relief and a local nerve block may be used to supplement conventional analgesia.

Derivatives

pain reliever

noun
Example sentences
  • Your experience demonstrates how important it is to get medical supervision for any pain reliever that is being used long-term.
  • Epidural analgesia during labor is an effective pain reliever that has become more commonly used.
  • Aspirin was originally a pain reliever, plain and simple.

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