glove-and-stocking anesthesia

glove-and-stocking anesthesia

[¦gləv ən ′stäk·iŋ ‚an·əs‚thē·zhə]
(medicine)
Loss or diminution of sensation in the hands and feet, corresponding to the areas covered by gloves and stockings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.