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intraoral anesthesia

 

Definition:

  1. insufflation anesthesia in which an inhalation anesthetic is added to inhaled air passing through the mouth;
  2. regional anesthesia of the mouth and associated structures with local anesthetic solutions used by topical application to oral mucosa, by local infiltration, or as nerve blocks.

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