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Medical Term:

spinal anesthesia

 

Definition:

  1. loss of sensation produced by injection of local anesthetic solution(s) into the spinal subarachnoid space;
  2. loss of sensation produced by disease of the spinal cord.

Synonym(s): subarachnoid anesthesia

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