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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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We have recently published details of 10 parturients who experienced epidural blocks that were inadequate, at least initially (1-3), with several unusual features.
Opioid analgesics, epidural blocks, and alternative therapies are all options to be considered in the therapeutic treatment of pain for laboring patients.
At all three time points, participants who had had an epidural block remembered the pain as worse than others.
Glasgow Scotland: Graft, muscle, skin blood flow after epidural block in vascular surgical procedures.
THE epidural block prevents pain from spreading out from your uterus by acting as a nerve block in your spine, like a dental block for a tooth filling.
The section can be carried out under general anaesthesia or the woman is given an epidural block - an injection of local anaesthetic into the base of the spine.
Braun Epidural Catheter for Epidural Block in Obstetric Patients.