anesthesia below the pelvis, induced by injecting an anesthetic into the sacral portion of the spinal canal.
caudal anesthesia n.
Regional anesthesia by injection of a local anesthetic into the epidural space via the sacral hiatus.
Anatomy, Zoology. of, at, or near the tail or the posterior end of the body. Zoology. taillike: caudal appendages. Medicine/Medical. a caudal anesthetic. Historical Examples adjective (anatomy) of or towards the posterior part of the body (zoology) relating to, resembling, or in the position of the tail adj. 1660s, from Latin cauda “tail of an […]
a small meteorite, generally less than one half millimeter in diameter, containing crystals of more or less pure magnetite.
- Cause list
noun (Brit) a list of cases awaiting a hearing Historical Examples
a person or thing that acts, happens, or exists in such a way that some specific thing happens as a result; the producer of an effect: You have been the cause of much anxiety. What was the cause of the accident? the reason or motive for some human action: The good news was a cause […]