anociassociation

noun

ano·​ci·​as·​so·​ci·​a·​tion ə-ˌnō-sē-ə-ˌsō-sē-ˈā-shən, a-, -ˌsō-shē- How to pronounce anociassociation (audio)
: a method of preventing shock and exhaustion incident to surgical operations by preventing communication between the area of operation and the nervous system especially by means of a local anesthetic or sharp dissection

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“Anociassociation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anociassociation. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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