nerve block

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nerve block

[′nərv ‚bläk]
(neuroscience)
Interruption of impulse transmission through a nerve.
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The objective of this study was to document the use of Gow-gates mandibular nerve block by new dental graduates to achieve mandibular nerve block for dental procedures in various dental institutes of Lahore.
Alternative mandibular nerve block techniques: a review of the Gow-Gates and Akinosi-Vazirani closed-mouth mandibular nerve block techniques.
Extra capsular causes of trismus include peritonsillar abscess dental infections, noma, trauma to mouth closing muscles, mandibular nerve blocks, tetanus, cancer, microstomia, osteochondroma of the mandibu- lar coronoid process, submucous fibrosis due to chew-