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antinociception
The inhibition of the nociceptive processing in the nervous system, achieved by adequate analgesia.

The role of antinociception is crucial because it makes surgical operations possible and it reduces their immediate and long-term negative consequences.

Immobility and relaxation of the patient can be achieved either by certain anesthetic agents or by neuromuscular blockers.

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