Definition of Spinal anesthesia

1. Noun. Anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinal Anesthesia

spinach stools
spinae palatinae
spinal accessory
spinal accessory nerve
spinal anaesthesia
spinal anaesthetic
spinal analgesia
spinal anesthesia (current term)
spinal anesthetic
spinal apoplexy
spinal arteries
spinal ataxia
spinal block
spinal board
spinal canal
spinal chord
spinal column
spinal columns
spinal concussion
spinal cord
spinal cord compression

Literary usage of Spinal anesthesia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The Present Position of spinal anesthesia. ... For the employment of spinal anesthesia there are very definite indications and centra-indications. ..."

2. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1909)
"LOCAL AND SUBARACHNOID (SPINAL) ANESTHESIA. ... finished the section on Local Anesthesia and was about to write the remaining section on spinal anesthesia. ..."

3. The Art of Anaesthesia by Paluel Joseph Flagg (1922)
"spinal anesthesia is that type of anaesthesia in which the spinal cord and the peripheral nerves are brought under the influence of the anaesthetic. ..."

4. Local and Regional Anesthesia: With Chapters on Spinal, Epidural by Carroll Woolsey Allen (1920)
"While spinal anesthesia does excite certain functional disturbances in the kidneys, in Babcock's experience it seems well suited to all kidney and bladder ..."

5. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1922)
"If one attempts the use of spinal anesthesia only when some other anesthetic is contraindi- cated, unless he has had a good experience with it, ..."

6. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1913)
"SUBARACHNOID (SPINAL) ANESTHESIA.1 BY MAJOR JW HOBART HOUGHTON, MB, ... THE Definition and the History of spinal anesthesia up to 1907 are given in Vol. ..."

7. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1906)
"It is claimed for spinal anesthesia that it entails less risk to life, and that it is followed by less disagreeable after-effects than anaesthesia induced ..."

8. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technic: A Manual of Practical Procedures by Albert Sidney Morrow (1915)
"spinal anesthesia This form of anesthesia is produced by injecting weak solutions of ... The enthusiasm with which spinal anesthesia was first received has, ..."

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