Definition of Obtunding. Meaning of Obtunding. Synonyms of Obtunding

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Definition of Obtunding

Obtunding
Obtund Ob*tund", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obtunded; p. pr. & vb. n. Obtunding.] [L. obtundere, obtusum; ob (see Ob-) + tundere to strike or beat. See Stutter.] To reduce the edge, pungency, or violent action of; to dull; to blunt; to deaden; to quell; as, to obtund the acrimony of the gall. [Archaic] --Harvey. They . . . have filled all our law books with the obtunding story of their suits and trials. --Milton.

Meaning of Obtunding from wikipedia

- condition or trauma. It can appear in hypercalcaemic crisis. The root word, obtund, means "dulled or less sharp" cf. obtuse angle. Altered level of consciousness...
- clinical vigilance because other drugs used during anaesthesia may block or obtund these. Many types of surgery do not require the patient to be paralyzed...
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