1. epidural

adjective. ['ˌɛpɪˈdɝːəl'] on or outside the dura mater.

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Example sentences of the word epidural


1. Adjective
Sometimes doctors use epidural or local anesthesia instead so the patient is awake but unable to feel the procedure.

Quotes containing the word epidural


1. I know we can't always know what medical surprises may happen during childbirth. But my hope is to go fully natural - no epidural, no interventions. Wish me luck.
- Danica McKellar

2. epidural

noun. ['ˌɛpɪˈdɝːəl'] 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.

Synonyms

  • epidural anesthesia
  • epidural anaesthesia
  • regional anesthesia
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