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Meaning of REGIONAL ANAESTHESIA

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth)
 
 Synonyms: regional anesthesia
 
 See Also: acroanaesthesia, acroanesthesia, anaesthesia, anesthesia, caudal anaesthesia, caudal anesthesia, caudal block, epidural, epidural anaesthesia, epidural anesthesia, paracervical block, pudendal block, spinal, spinal anaesthesia, spinal anesthesia

 

 

 

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