glove anesthesia


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glove an·es·the·si·a

loss of sensation in the distal upper extremity, that is, the hand and fingers.

glove an·es·the·si·a

(glŭv an'es-thē'zē-ă)
Loss of sensation in the distal upper limb, i.e., the hand and fingers.

glove anesthesia,

n a hypnotic technique used to relieve pain. The patient's hand is made to feel numb; the numbness then acts as an anesthetic by transferring the numbness to any other body part that it touches.

glove an·es·the·si·a

(glŏv an'es-thē'zē-ă)
Loss of sensation in the distal upper limb, i.e., the hand and fingers.