nerve block anesthesia

n.

Conduction anesthesia in which a local anesthetic is injected about the peripheral nerves.

Nearby words

  1. nervation,
  2. nervature,
  3. nerve,
  4. nerve avulsion,
  5. nerve block,
  6. nerve cell,
  7. nerve center,
  8. nerve centre,
  9. nerve conduction,
  10. nerve cord


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