Block

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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

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Ankle Block. In: Hadzic A (ed), Textbook of Regional 1.
Ankle blocks are indicated for open procedures of the foot that do not require a tourniquet.
The coolant then had to be scrubbed off because it contaminated the surface, and the rigid foam used in the ankle blocks wouldn't adhere.