Definition of Caudal block
1. Noun. Regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the caudal end of the spinal canal; now largely replaced by epidural anesthesia.
Generic synonyms: Regional Anaesthesia, Regional Anesthesia
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Literary usage of Caudal block
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1. Regional anesthesia by Gaston Labat (1922)
"... with the paravertebral lumbar block often associated with the blocking of the sacral nerves for operations on the pelvic organs. caudal block ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Young (parr) with nine or ten dusky cross bars ; grilse with top of dorsal and pectoral and with hind margin of caudal block. A migratory species, occurring ..."