epidural anesthesia(redirected from peridural anesthesia)
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Regional anesthesia produced by injection of a local anesthetic into the epidural space of the lumbar or sacral region of the spine.
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|Noun||1.||epidural anesthesia - 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|