- 1. epidural anesthesia, epidural anaesthesia, epidural, regional anesthesia, regional anaesthesia
- usage: regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery
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- 1. epidural, extradural
- usage: on or outside the dura mater
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