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.
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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
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Effect of massage on the efficacy of the mental and incisive nerve block. Anesth Prog., 60(1): 15-20.
An evaluation of the incisive nerve block and combination inferior alveolar and incisive nerve blocks in mandibular anesthesia.
Mental and incisive nerve blocks may be useful for anterior teeth [Nist et al., 1992; Whitworth et al., 2007].