local anesthesia

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Synonyms for local anesthesia

loss of sensation in a small area of the body (as when a local anesthetic is injected for a tooth extraction)

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Treatment of the marmoset included removal of the necrotic mucosal surface under anesthesia, local administration of acyclovir, and systemic application of antiemetic, antiphlogistic, and antibiotic agents.
In contrast to spinal or epidural anesthesia, local anesthetics are not injected.