conduction anesthesia n.
Regional anesthesia in which a local anesthetic solution is injected about the nerves to inhibit nerve transmission. Also called block anesthesia.
- Conduction aphasia
conduction aphasia n. A form of aphasia in which there is ability to speak and write but words are skipped, repeated, or substituted for one another. Also called associative aphasia.
- Conduction band
noun 1. See energy band conduction band The electron orbital or orbitals, generally the outermost orbitals, in atoms in a conductor or semiconductor, in which the electrons are free enough to move and thereby carry an electric current. Compare valence band. See also bandgap.
[kuh n-duhk-tiv] /kənˈdʌk tɪv/ adjective 1. having the property or capability of . /kənˈdʌktɪv/ adjective 1. of, denoting, or having the property of conduction adj. 1520s, from conduct + -ive. Physics sense is from 1840. Related: Conductivity (1837).
- Conductive deafness
conductive deafness con·duc·tive deafness (kn-dŭk’tĭv) n. Hearing loss or impairment caused by a defect in part of the ear that conducts sound, specifically the external canal or middle ear.