regional anesthesia

noun

Medical Definition of regional anesthesia

: anesthesia of a region of the body accomplished by a series of encircling injections of an anesthetic — compare block anesthesia

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“Regional anesthesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/regional%20anesthesia. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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