segmental anesthesia

[ sĕg-mĕntl ]

n.

Loss of sensation limited to an area supplied by one or more spinal nerve roots.

Nearby words

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  2. surefooted,
  3. surely,
  4. surety,
  5. suretyship,
  6. surf 'n' turf,
  7. surf and turf,
  8. surf bird,
  9. surf boat,
  10. surf casting


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