nerve block

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nerve block

n.
A blocking of the passage of impulses along a nerve, especially by administration of a local anesthetic.

nerve block

n
(Medicine) induction of anaesthesia in a specific part of the body by injecting a local anaesthetic close to the sensory nerves that supply it