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Noun: block anesthesia  blók ,a-nis'thee-zhu
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: block anaesthesia)
  1. Anesthesia of an area supplied by a nerve; produced by an anesthetic agent applied to the nerve
    - conduction anesthesia [N. Amer], conduction anaesthesia [Brit, Cdn], nerve block anesthesia [N. Amer], nerve block anaesthesia [Brit, Cdn], block anaesthesia [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: anaesthesia [Brit, Cdn], anesthesia [N. Amer]