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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.

block

verb arrest, avert, ban, bar, barricade, blockade, bridle, check, choke, clog, close, cohibit, constrict, cramp, curb, dam, debar, delay, encumber, estop, exclude, fend off, forbid, foreclose, frustrate, halt, hamper, hinder, hobble, intercept, interdict, interfere with, jam, leave out, limit, obstruct, occlude, oppose, parry, plug up, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, repulse, restrain, restrict, retard, shut off, shut up, snag, stall, stand in the way, stay, stem, stop, stop up, thwart, trammel, wall up
See also: arrest, balk, ban, bar, barrier, bind, blockade, bulk, censorship, check, clog, condemn, constrain, constrict, contain, damper, deadlock, debar, defeat, delay, deter, deterrence, deterrent, disadvantage, disqualify, encumber, enjoin, exclude, forbid, halt, hamper, hinder, hold up, impasse, impede, impediment, inhibit, interdict, interfere, interpose, interruption, keep, kill, land, limitation, lock, obstacle, obstruct, obstruction, obturate, occlude, oppose, parcel, parry, plot, preclude, prevent, procrastinate, prohibit, prohibition, real estate, resist, restrain, section, shut, stall, stave, stay, stem, stifle, stop, strangle, toll, vicinity, withhold, withstand
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Infants who received a combination of Ring Block and Sucrose had a lower FLACC score than infants who received Ring Block alone for the first assessment during circumcision (p < .004).
No comparison was done using a topical agent or the circumferential ring block, although previous research has shown these methods to be similar, or in some cases superior, to DPNB.[14]
The ring block around the base of the swelling was performed using 2% Lidocaine hydrochloride.
Anesthesia of teat was achieved using ring block technique using local anesthetic 2% Lignocaine hydrochloride (Lox (b)).
The udder and lacerated teat were cleaned using Potassium permanganate solution and ring block of right hind teat was done at the base of the teat using 2% Lignocaine solution.