local anesthetic

Definition of local anesthetic

medical

  1. :  a drug that makes a part of the body unable to feel pain

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)

anestheticplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or capable of producing anesthesia

    :  lacking awareness or sensitivity

  1. :  a substance that produces anesthesia

    :  something that brings relief :  palliative


Medical Dictionary

local anesthetic

noun

Medical Definition of local anesthetic

  1. :  an anesthetic for use on a limited and usually superficial area of the body


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