Twilight-sleep meaning

An amnesic condition characterized by insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness, induced by an injection of morphine and scopolamine, especially to relieve the pain of childbirth.
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A state of partial anesthesia induced by the injection of morphine and scopolamine, formerly used to lessen the pains of childbirth.
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An amnesic condition characterized by insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness, induced by an injection of morphine and scopolamine, especially to relieve the pain of childbirth.
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An amnesic condition characterized by insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness, induced by an injection of morphine and scopolamine, especially to relieve the pain of childbirth.
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Origin of twilight-sleep

  • Calque of German Dämmerschlaf.
    From Wiktionary