stellate block

n.

Injection of local anesthetic solution in the vicinity of the stellate ganglion.

Nearby words

  1. stellar evolution,
  2. stellar wind,
  3. stellarator,
  4. stellate,
  5. stellate abscess,
  6. stellate cell,
  7. stellate fracture,
  8. stellate ganglion,
  9. stellate hair,
  10. stellate ligament


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