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.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caudal Block

cauda equina
cauda fasciae dentatae
cauda helicis
cauda nuclei caudati
cauda pancreatis
cauda striati
caudal anaesthesia
caudal anesthesia
caudal appendage
caudal block (current term)
caudal canal
caudal fin
caudal fins
caudal flexure
caudal keel
caudal keels
caudal ligament
caudal neuropore
caudal neurosecretory system
caudal pancreatic artery
caudal peduncle
caudal peduncles
caudal pharyngeal complex
caudal retinaculum

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 ..."

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