local anesthesia n.
Regional anesthesia produced by direct infiltration of local anesthetic solution into the surgical site. Also called infiltration anesthesia.
- Local anaphylaxis
local anaphylaxis n. The immediate, temporary, localized anaphylactic response of a sensitized individual following injection of an antigen into the skin.
- Local anaesthetic
noun 1. (med) a drug that produces local anaesthesia Often shortened to local See anaesthesia (sense 2)
[loh-kal, -kal] /ˈloʊˈkæl, -ˌkæl/ adjective 1. .
- Locked-in syndrome
noun 1. a condition in which a person is conscious but unable to move any part of the body except the eyes: results from damage to the brainstem