By: Malerie Vega
BIO 120 Presentation: 12
Meaning: Loss of sensation in a
region of the body produced by
application of a anesthetic agent
to all the nerves supplying that
region ( as when an epidural
anesthetic is administered to the
pelvic region during childbirth).
Meaning: A substance utilized
by professional anesthesia
providers such as
anesthesiologists and nurse
anesthetists to reduce the pain
of a patient and/or to render
the patient unconscious
Attempts to control any pain.
It can give you amnesia to
knock out your memory.
It can reduce anxiety.
Can paralyze your muscles.
Meaning: Is a condition that
involves an abnormal increase
in sensitivity to stimuli of the
senses. Stimuli of the senses can
include sound that one hears,
foods that one tastes, textures
that one feels
It’s a condition in which someone
becomes highly sensitized to sensory
They may experience sensations with no
input, and may find sensory stimulation
extremely intense and sometimes almost
It can cause behavioral problems,
including biting, snapping, and self
You can also experience over
sensitization to hearing, smell, vision, and
taste in addition to touch.
It often manifests in the form of increased
sensitivity of the skin.
It is associated with neurological
changes and brain damage, might
occur when someone has a brain tumor,
a degenerative neurological condition,
or a neuropathy.
Meaning: Complete or
partial loss of function
especially when involving
the power of motion or of
sensation in any part of the
Meaning: The intentional
and temporary cessation
of cardiac activity,
primarily used in cardiac
Is the purposeful stopping of the heart
using generally cold temperature and
chemicals, so that difficult surgeries can
be performed on it.
It existed as the standard heart surgery
method for nearly four decades, there
are now many surgeons performing
heart surgeries without it.
Meaning: Is an impairment in
motor and/or sensory function of
the lower extremities. It is usually
the result of spinal cord injury or a
congenital condition such as
spinal bifida which affects the
neural elements of the spinal