caudal anesthesia


noun Medicine/Medical.

anesthesia below the pelvis, induced by injecting an anesthetic into the sacral portion of the spinal canal.
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Medicine definitions for caudal anesthesia

caudal anesthesia

n.

Regional anesthesia by injection of a local anesthetic into the epidural space via the sacral hiatus.
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