rectal anesthesia

n.

General anesthesia following instillation of liquid anesthetics into the rectum.

Nearby words

  1. rect-,
  2. rect.,
  3. recta,
  4. rectal,
  5. rectal ampulla,
  6. rectal artery,
  7. rectal column,
  8. rectal sinus,
  9. rectalgia,
  10. rectally


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