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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 ?
Under all aseptic precautions, supraclavicular brachial plexus block was given in the patients by 22 gauge needle with the help of peripheral nerve locator.
Determining the optimal position of the arm for visualisation of target nerves during ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block may enhance the efficacy and safety of the procedure (3).
A prospective, randomized comparison between ultrasound and nerve stimulation guidance for multiple injection axillary brachial plexus block.
The brachial plexus block may be a convenient additional therapy to maintain tissue perfusion combined with anticoagulants and vasodilators drugs after the intra-arterial injection.
The definition of failed brachial plexus block is accepted when complying with anyone of the following: (1) Onset of general anesthesia (GA) after the surgical incision; (2) Use of opioid intravenous analgesics greater or equal to 100 ^g of fentanyl or its equivalent following the surgical incision; (3) Rescue peripheral nerve block (second block after completion of the initial block); or (4) Surgeon infiltration of local anesthetic agents into the surgical site.
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of tramadol - ropivacaine combination on onset, quality, duration of anaesthesia and postoperative analgesia with ropivacaine plain in supraclavicular brachial plexus block for upper limb surgery.
5% lignocaine solution in axillary brachial plexus block prolongs the duration of sensory blockade significantly.
Regional anesthesia via a brachial plexus block provides patients with prolonged postoperative pain relief, management that may allow for early mobilization, and permits the patient to proceed with earlier and more intensive physiotherapy following operative intervention.
Incidence of diaphragmatic paralysis following supraclavicular brachial plexus block and its effect on pulmonary function.
Fatal streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis as a complication of axillary brachial plexus block.
One group received morphin sulfate and in the other group small volume Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block (ISBPB) was performed.
Evaluation of the analgesic effect of lidocaine and bupivacaine used to provide a brachial plexus block for forelimb surgery in 10 dogs.
1,2) Anesthesiologists have also utilized ultrasonography as early as 1978 when ultrasound was used to aid in the identification of vascular structures for the supraclavicular brachial plexus block, (3) while more recent higher frequency probes have allowed anesthesiologists to identify individual nerve trunks and thus provide peripheral nerve blockage under direct visualization.
Effect of continuous interscalene brachial plexus block on diaphragm motion and on ventilatory function.