Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

WATCH | "Lumbersexual"

local anesthesia

local anesthesia in Medicine

local anesthesia n.
Regional anesthesia produced by direct infiltration of local anesthetic solution into the surgical site. Also called infiltration anesthesia.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for local anesthesia
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Word Value for local

7
10
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for local anesthesia