Definition of 'epidural'
Example sentences containing 'epidural'
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He pioneered the use of epidural anaesthesia which has freed so many women from the pains of childbirth.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
There was the dark ribbon of my spinal cord, within the white channel of epidural space inside the vertebrae.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Most Caesarean are now done under epidural or spinal anaesthesia, not general anaesthetic.The Sun (2010) The Sun (2014)
The proportion of mothers receiving an epidural injection or spinal anaesthetic has doubled in 20 years to around 37 per cent.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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