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LOCAL ANESTHESIA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does local anesthesia mean? 

LOCAL ANESTHESIA (noun)
  The noun LOCAL ANESTHESIA has 1 sense:

1. loss of sensation in a small area of the body (as when a local anesthetic is injected for a tooth extraction)

  Familiarity information: LOCAL ANESTHESIA used as a noun is very rare.


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LOCAL ANESTHESIA (noun)


Sense 1local anesthesia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Loss of sensation in a small area of the body (as when a local anesthetic is injected for a tooth extraction)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

local anaesthesia; local anesthesia

Hypernyms ("local anesthesia" is a kind of...):

anaesthesia; anesthesia (loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness)


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