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noun

obstruction of the flow of spinal fluid by blockage of the spinal canal.

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Also called subarachnoid block.
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spinal block

n.

Pathological obstruction of the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the spinal subarachnoid space.
Spinal anesthesia. Not in technical use.
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