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Synonyms for block

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the uppermost part of the body

to stop or prevent passage of

to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

block in: to draw up a preliminary plan or version of

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a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings

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a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

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a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit

housing in a large building that is divided into separate units

(computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted

an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do

a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope

a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine

a platform from which an auctioneer sells

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the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

stop from happening or developing

interfere with or prevent the reception of signals

run on a block system

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interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia

shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight

stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block

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support, secure, or raise with a block

impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

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be unable to remember

shape by using a block

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shape into a block or blocks

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prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)

References in periodicals archive ?
The interscalene brachial plexus block is performed in the interscalene groove, between the anterior and middle scalene muscles.
Electrical nerve stimulation to facilitate placement of an indwelling catheter for repeated brachial plexus block in a traumatized dog.
Postoperative analgesia for arthroscopic shoulder surgery: a prospective randomized controlled study of intraarticular, subacromial injection, interscalenic brachial plexus block and intraarticular plus subacromial injection efficacy.
Bilateral axillary brachial plexus block guided by multiple nerve stimulation and ultrasound in a multiple trauma patient.
It would appear that these three groups of anaesthetists working in different countries (South Africa, Israel and United States) failed to appreciate the translational potential of their innovative technique: while they were searching for an easy and safe technique for limited cases, they opened a new way for performing the axillary brachial plexus block in every patient undergoing upper extremity surgery.
A large dose and volume of local anaesthetic are thought to be important determinants of successful brachial plexus block (9).
Pain relief after arthroscopic shoulder surgery: a comparison of intraarticular analgesia, suprascapular nerve block and interscalene brachial plexus block.
The construction of vascular access for haemodialysis is commonly performed under brachial plexus block (1,2).
Whilst I appreciate the information and advice resulting from the case report by Khoo and Corbett (1), I feel that their procedure, or rather their intended procedure, of axillary brachial plexus block warrants comment.
Plexus anesthesia: perivascular techniques of brachial plexus block, Revised Edition.
Of the brachial plexus blocks, the interscalene approach is the only one to anesthetize the suprascapular nerve.
Examples of simple blocks include intercostal blocks, ilioinguinal blocks, occipital nerve blocks, brachial plexus blocks, and stellate ganglion blocks.