Definitions for obtundɒbˈtʌnd

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  1. obtund(verb)

    reduce the edge or violence of

    "obtunded reflexes"

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  1. obtund(Verb)

    To reduce the edge or effects of; to mitigate; to dull.

  2. Origin: obtundo, from ob- + tundo

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  1. Obtund(verb)

    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

  2. Origin: [L. obtundere, obtusum; ob (see Ob-) + tundere to strike or beat. See Stutter.]

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  1. Obtundation

    Obtundation refers to less than full alertness, typically as a result of a medical condition or trauma. The root word, obtund, means "dulled or less sharp" cf. obtuse angle.


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