local anesthesia

Definition of local anesthesia

medical
:drugs that take away feeling in only the part of the body where the doctor is working

Word by Word Definitions

local play
  1. : characterized by or relating to position in space : having a definite spatial form or location

  2. : of, relating to, or characteristic of a particular place : not general or widespread

  3. : of, relating to, or applicable to part of a whole

  1. : a local person or thing: such as

  2. : a local public conveyance (such as a train or an elevator)

  3. : a local or particular branch, lodge, or chapter of an organization (such as a labor union)

anesthesia play
  1. : loss of sensation with or without loss of consciousness


Medical Dictionary

local anesthesia

noun

medical Definition of local anesthesia

:loss of sensation in a limited and usually superficial area especially from the effect of a local anesthetic

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