An intense analgesic and amnesic state produced by administration of narcotic analgesics and neuroleptic drugs; unconsciousness may or may not occur, and cardiorespiratory function may be altered.

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neu·ro·lept·an·al·ge·sia 'n(y)u̇r-ə-.lep-.tan-əl-'jē-zhə, -z(h)ē-ə or neu·ro·lep·to·an·al·ge·sia .n(y)u̇r-ə-'lep-tō n joint administration of a tranquilizing drug and an analgesic esp. for relief of surgical pain
neu·ro·lept·an·al·ge·sic -'jē-zik, -sik adj

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neu·ro·lep·tan·al·ge·sia (noor″o-lep″tan-əl-jeґze-ə) [neuroleptic + analgesia] a state of quiescence, altered awareness, and analgesia produced by the administration of a combination of an opioid analgesic and a neuroleptic agent.

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