nerve avulsion n.
The forcible disengagement of a portion of a nerve to produce paralysis.
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. an arrest of the passage of impulses through a nerve by means of pressure on the nerve or by injection of an anesthetic into or around the nerve. noun 1. induction of anaesthesia in a specific part of the body by injecting a local anaesthetic close to the sensory nerves that supply […]
- Nerve block anesthesia
nerve block anesthesia n. Conduction anesthesia in which a local anesthetic is injected about the peripheral nerves.
noun 1. a group of nerve cells closely connected with one another and acting together in the performance of some function. 2. a source of information, authority, action, etc.: The communications room is the nerve center of a battleship.
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for neurone nerve cell n. nerve cell See neuron.