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epidural

noun [C] uk   /ˌep.ɪˈdjʊə.rəl/ us    /-ˈdʊr.əl/
an anaesthetic (= a substance that stops you feeling pain) that is put into the nerves in a person's lower back with a special needle: They gave my wife an epidural when she was giving birth.
Translations of “epidural”
in Spanish anestesia epidural…
in Chinese (Traditional) 硬膜外麻醉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 硬膜外麻醉…
(Definition of epidural from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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