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ep·i·du·ral

 (ĕp′ĭ-do͝or′əl, -dyo͝or′-)
adj.
Located on or over the dura mater.
n.
An injection into the epidural space of the spine.
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epidural

(ˌɛpɪˈdjʊərəl)
adj
(Anatomy) Also: extradural upon or outside the dura mater
n
(Surgery)
a. injection of anaesthetic into the space outside the dura mater enveloping the spinal cord
b. anaesthesia induced by this method
[C19: from epi- + dur(a mater) + -al1]
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ep•i•du•ral

(ˌɛp ɪˈdʊər əl, -ˈdyʊər-)

adj.
1. situated on or outside the dura mater.
2. of or pertaining to the insertion of an anesthetic into the lumbar spine in the space between the spinal cord and dura mater, which blocks sensation in the body from that point downward: epidural anesthesia.
n.
3. an epidural injection of anesthesia; spinal anesthesia.
[1880–85; epi- + dur (a mater) + -al1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.epidural - 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
regional anaesthesia, regional anesthesia - loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth)
Adj.1.epidural - on or outside the dura mater
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Translations

epidural

[ˌepɪˈdjʊərəl]
A. ADJepidural
B. N (also epidural anaesthetic) → (anestesia f) epidural f
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epidural

[ˌɛpɪˈdjʊərəl] npéridurale f
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epidural

adjepidural
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epidural

[ˌɛpɪˈdjʊərəl]
1. adjepidurale
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ep·i·du·ral

a. epidural, situado-a sobre o fuera de la duramadre.
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epidural

adj epidural
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References in periodicals archive ?
The concerns about demyelination caused by high doses of epidurally administered dexmedetomidine in rabbits reported by Konakci S et al.
Semnur's lead program, SP-102, is a non-opioid novel gel formulation administered epidurally in development for patients with moderate to severe chronic radicular pain/sciatica.
Therefore, the peripheral catheters were removed and since the patient was hemodynamically stable and had no fever anymore a tunneled epidural catheter (L4-L5) was placed and ropivacaine 0.4 mg [kg.sup.-1] [h.sup.-1] infusion was started epidurally. This resulted in adequate pain management during rest and additional morphine was stopped since it caused itching.
Randomized, comparative study of efficacy of morphine, butorphanol and fentany along with local anesthetic epidurally, for post-operative pain management.
Ropivacaine (0.75%) @ 1 mg/kg BW was administered epidurally at the lumbosacral space in group 1 whereas, the animals of group 2 were given fentanyl @ 2 g/kg BW in combination with ropivacaine hydrochloride (1 mg/kg BW).
One of the main advantages of the epidurally administered NSAID is the discreet action in the gastric, renal, and hepatic systems in addition to platelet aggregation and fewer obvious side effects (CANDUZ et al., 2006).
Wang, "Analgesic effects and pharmacokinetics of a low dose of ketamine preoperatively administered epidurally or intravenously," Clinical Journal of Pain, vol.
In the dexamethasone group, patients received 18 ml of isobaric bupivacaine 0.5% and 2 ml (8 mg) of dexamethasone, and in the control group, patients received 18 ml of isobaric bupivacaine 0.5% and 2 ml of normal saline epidurally. The end time of injection, the onset of sensory block with the pinprick test at the site of surgery, presence or absence of nausea, and vomiting in the first hour after the procedure were noted.