Definition: 'Conduction Anesthesia'
conduction anesthesiaType: Term
1. regional anesthesia in which local anesthetic solution is injected about nerves to inhibit nerve transmission; includes spinal, epidural, nerve block, and field block anesthesia, but not local or topical anesthesia.
Synonyms: block anesthesia
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