local anesthesia

Definition of local anesthesia

medical

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

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

  1. :  a local person or thing: such as

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

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

anesthesiaplay
  1. :  loss of sensation with or without loss of consciousness


Medical Dictionary

local anesthesia

noun

Medical Definition of local anesthesia

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


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