caudal anesthesia

noun

Medical Definition of caudal anesthesia

: loss of pain sensation below the navel produced by injection of an anesthetic into the caudal portion of the spinal canal

called also caudal analgesia

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“Caudal anesthesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/caudal%20anesthesia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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