1. epidural

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

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Sentences with epidural


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

Quotes about 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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