block anesthesia

noun

: local anesthesia (as by injection) produced by interruption of the flow of impulses along a nerve trunk compare regional anesthesia

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“Block anesthesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/block%20anesthesia. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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