- spinal anesthesia.
- obstruction of the flow of spinal fluid by blockage of the spinal canal.
Also called subarachnoid block.
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- Pathological obstruction of the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the spinal subarachnoid space.
- Spinal anesthesia. Not in technical use.
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