retrobulbar anesthesia

[rĕt′rō-bŭlbər, -bär′]

n.

Injection of a local anesthetic behind the eye to produce sensory denervation of the eye.

Nearby words

  1. retroact,
  2. retroaction,
  3. retroactive,
  4. retroactive inhibition,
  5. retrobulbar,
  6. retrobulbar neuritis,
  7. retrocalcaneobursitis,
  8. retrocede,
  9. retrocedent gout,
  10. retrocession


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