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epidural


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  epidural 
  adj  :  on  or  outside  the  dura  mater 
  n  :  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  [syn: 
  {epidural  anesthesia},  {epidural  anaesthesia}] 




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