epidural
I. adjective Date: 1882 situated upon or administered or placed outside the dura mater <
epidural anesthesia
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<
an epidural abscess
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II. noun Date: 1970 an injection of a local anesthetic into the space outside the dura mater of the spinal cord in the lower back region to produce loss of sensation especially in the abdomen or pelvic region

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  • Epidural — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Epidural La anestesia epidural o anestesia peridural es la introducción de anestésico local en el espacio epidural, bloqueando así, las terminaciones nerviosas en su salida de la médula. Por lo tanto su distribución… …   Wikipedia Español

  • épidural — ● épidural, épidurale, épiduraux adjectif Se dit d un espace compris entre la dure mère et les vertèbres et contenant des vaisseaux et un tissu conjonctif riche en graisse. ● épidural, épidurale, épiduraux (expressions) adjectif Anesthésie… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • epidural — adj. anat. Que se sitúa en la parte externa de la duramadre. Medical Dictionary. 2011. epidural por encima o por fuera de la duramad …   Diccionario médico

  • epidural — adj. 2 g. 1. Que pertence ao canal sacro situado entre as vértebras e as meninges. 2. método epidural: método que consiste em introduzir uma substância medicamentosa, um anestésico, no espaço epidural …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • epidural — [ep΄ə door′əl, ep΄ədyoor′əl] adj. [ EPI + DUR(A MATER) + AL] on or outside the dura mater n. anesthesia of the lower part of the body, by the epidural injection of a local anesthetic: in full epidural anesthesia …   English World dictionary

  • epidural — EPIDURÁL, Ă adj. (despre o parte a canalului rahidian) între teaca durei mater şi peretele osos. (< fr. épidural) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • epidural — (adj.) 1882, from EPI (Cf. epi ) + dura (mater) (see DURA MATER (Cf. dura mater)). The noun meaning “injection into the epidural region” (usually during childbirth) is attested by 1970 …   Etymology dictionary

  • epidural — (Del ingl. epidural, de epi , el lat. mediev. dura [mater], duramadre, y al). 1. adj. Se dice del espacio que hay entre la duramadre y la pared ósea del cráneo o del raquis. 2. Dicho de un tipo de anestesia: Que se administra para insensibilizar… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • epidural —   [griechisch lateinisch], über der harten Hirnhaut (Dura mater) gelegen; epidurales Hämatom, Bluterguss zwischen Schädelinnenwand und Dura mater (meist durch Schädelbruch) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • epidural — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ on or around the dura mater of the spinal cord. ► NOUN ▪ an anaesthetic introduced into the space around the dura mater, used especially in childbirth …   English terms dictionary

  • Epidural — This article is about the anaesthetic technique. For the anatomical site, see Epidural space. For other uses, see Epidural (disambiguation). Did you mean Epidural hematoma, a type of traumatic brain injury? Epidural Intervention …   Wikipedia

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