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Medical Term:

intranasal anesthesia



  1. insufflation anesthesia in which an inhalation anesthetic is added to inhaled air passing through the nose or nasopharynx;
  2. anesthesia of nasal passages with local anesthetic solutions used by topical application to nasal mucosa, by local infiltration, or as nerve blocks.
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