conduction anesthesia

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conduction anesthesia n.
Regional anesthesia in which a local anesthetic solution is injected about the nerves to inhibit nerve transmission. Also called block anesthesia.

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conduction anesthesia

noun
anesthesia of an area supplied by a nerve; produced by an anesthetic agent applied to the nerve 
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