acroanesthesia
Anesthesia of one or more of the extremities. [acro- + G. an- priv. + aisthesis sensation]

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ac·ro·an·es·the·sia (ak″ro-an″es-theґzhə) [acro- + anesthesia] loss of sensation in the extremities.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • acroanesthesia — noun loss of sensation in the extremities • Syn: ↑acroanaesthesia • Hypernyms: ↑regional anesthesia, ↑regional anaesthesia …   Useful english dictionary

  • acroanestezie — ACROANESTEZÍE s. f. diminuare a sensibilităţii (la durere) la nivelul extremităţilor membrelor. (< engl. acroanesthesia) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • acroanaesthesia — noun loss of sensation in the extremities • Syn: ↑acroanesthesia • Hypernyms: ↑regional anesthesia, ↑regional anaesthesia …   Useful english dictionary

  • regional anaesthesia — noun 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) • Syn: ↑regional… …   Useful english dictionary

  • regional anesthesia — noun 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) • Syn: ↑regional… …   Useful english dictionary

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