nerve block

noun

Medical Definition of nerve block

1 : an interruption of the passage of impulses through a nerve (as with pressure or narcotization)

called also nerve blocking

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“Nerve block.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nerve%20block. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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