Font Size

Definition of Locoregional anesthesia

Locoregional anesthesia: Anesthesia that eliminates pain only in the region of the surgery. This may be done by a "spinal" in which an anesthetic agent is administered by lumbar injection. Locoregional anesthesia is in contrast to general anesthesia on the one hand and local anesthesia on the other.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z

Search Medical Dictionary

Medical Dictionary