local anesthetic

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of local anesthetic

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

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)

anesthetic play
  1. : of, relating to, or capable of producing anesthesia

  2. : lacking awareness or sensitivity

  1. : a substance that produces anesthesia

  2. : something that brings relief : palliative


Medical Dictionary

local anesthetic

noun

medical Definition of local anesthetic

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

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