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Related to pudendal anesthesia: pudendal canal
local anesthesia produced by blocking the pudendal nerves near the spinal processes of the ischium; used in obstetrics.
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Local anesthesia used primarily in obstetrics (e.g., to facilitate pelvic surgery or childbirth). The pudendal nerve on each side, near the spinous process of the ischium, is blocked.
See also: anesthesia
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