saddle block anesthesia

noun

: spinal anesthesia confined to the perineum, the buttocks, and the inner aspect of the thighs

called also saddle block

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“Saddle block anesthesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saddle%20block%20anesthesia. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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