cryoanesthesia


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cryoanesthesia

 [kri″o-an″es-the´zhah]
local anesthesia produced by applying a tourniquet and chilling the part to near freezing temperature; see also hypothermia. Called also refrigeration anesthesia.

cry·o·an·es·the·si·a

(krī'ō-an-es-thē'zē-ă),
Localized application of cold as a means of producing regional anesthesia.

cry·o·an·es·the·si·a

(krī'ō-an-es-thē'zē-ă)
Localized application of cold as a means of producing regional anesthesia.
Synonym(s): refrigeration anesthesia.

cry·o·an·es·the·si·a

(krī'ō-an-es-thē'zē-ă)
Localized application of cold to elicit regional anesthesia.