Definition of Spinal anesthetic
1. Noun. An anesthetic that is injected into the spine.
Generic synonyms: Anaesthetic, Anaesthetic Agent, Anesthetic, Anesthetic Agent
Specialized synonyms: Metycaine, Piperocaine, Piperocaine Hydrochloride
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinal Anesthetic
Literary usage of Spinal anesthetic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1916)
"... the cases your spinal anesthetic will not act, and the patient should be instructed accordingly before you attempt to anesthetize her with the spinal ..."
2. Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and Trauma Clinical by Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox (1997)
"... cystoscopy) routinely are performed using spinal or epidural anesthesia, and the addition of low doses of opioid to a local spinal anesthetic appears to ..."
3. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1913)
"... to "know nothing of what is happening," the majority of those who have had both a general and a spinal anesthetic state their preference for the latter. ..."
4. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1922)
"Novocain is the anesthetic drug of choice in both regional and spinal anesthetic procedures. It should be pure, and when injected ..."
5. Therapeutic Gazette (1907)
"... is the chief one of these drugs that can be advised for abdominal operations, and in general is the most useful spinal anesthetic that we have tried. ..."
6. Buffalo Medical Journal (1907)
"Finally the qualities necessary for a spinal anesthetic can not be reduced to a formula. The principal and collateral action of remedies when injected into ..."
7. Urology: Diseases of the Urinary Organs, Diseases of the Male Genital Organs by Edward Loughborough Keyes (1917)
"During that time he was twice given a spinal anesthetic, once for a Cabot resection of the urethra, once for a Chetwood operation on the neck of his bladder ..."