saddle block (anesthesia)
saddle block (anesthesia) definition by Webster's New World
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a method of spinal anesthesia, often used during obstetric delivery, that produces anesthesia in that area of the body that would be in contact with a saddle during horseback riding
saddle block (anesthesia) - Medical Definition
A form of spinal anesthesia limited in area to the buttocks, perineum, and inner surfaces of the thighs.