Definition of Conduction anaesthesia
1. Noun. Anesthesia of an area supplied by a nerve; produced by an anesthetic agent applied to the nerve.
Generic synonyms: Anaesthesia, Anesthesia
Medical Definition of Conduction anaesthesia
1. Regional anaesthesia in which local anaesthetic solution is injected about nerves to inhibit nerve transmission; includes spinal, epidural, nerve block, and field block anaesthesia, but not local or topical anaesthesia. Synonym: block anaesthesia. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Conduction anaesthesia
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1. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1920)
"When the substance is applied to a limited portion of a nerve trunk in continuity it is called regional or conduction anaesthesia, or nerve blocking; ..."
2. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1904)
"Heft 1) records the results of a long series of clinical observations in inducing " conduction anaesthesia." By this term he means anaesthesia induced by ..."
3. The Journal of the Allied Societies by Allied Societies (U.S.) (1912)
"Another very important foramen for conduction anaesthesia is the foramen infra orbitale, a foramen easily found underneath the lower orbital ridge. ..."
4. The Psychology of Functional Neuroses by Harry Levi Hollingworth (1920)
"The removal of the specific symptoms is no more a cure of the hysteria than is the application of conduction- anaesthesia a cure for toothache. ..."