Local anesthesia definition

Local anesthesia means the elimination of sensation, especially pain, in one part of the body by the topical application or regional injection of a drug.
Local anesthesia means the injection of a local anesthetic agent (e.g., Lidocaine) into and around the operative site to achieve numbness in the area where a painful procedure is to be performed. This type of anesthesia does not involve any systemic sedation.
Local anesthesia means the elimination of sensations in one part of the body by regional injection of drugs without causing the loss of consciousness.

Examples of Local anesthesia in a sentence

  • Local anesthesia was not resorted to as it requires the co-operation of the child.


More Definitions of Local anesthesia

Local anesthesia means the introduction of a local anesthetic
Local anesthesia means the administration of an agent that produces a transient and reversible loss of sensation in a circumscribed portion of the body.
Local anesthesia means the loss of sensation or pain in the oral cavity or the maxillofacial or adjacent and associated structures generally produced by a topically applied or injected agent without depressing the level of consciousness.
Local anesthesia means an agent, whether a natural medicine or prescription drug,
Local anesthesia means the injection of a drug or combination of drugs to stop or prevent a painful sensation in a circumscribed area of the body where a painful procedure is to be performed, and is limited to local infiltration anesthesia, digital blocks, and pudendal blocks. Local anesthesia does not include regional anesthesia or any systemic sedation.
Local anesthesia means an agent, whether a natural medicine or nonscheduled prescription drug, which:
Local anesthesia means a transient and reversible loss of sensation in a circumscribed portion of the body produced by a local anesthetic agent.