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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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The paracervical block with bupivacaine and epinephrine before laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy is recommended to decrease the number of postoperative narcotic tablets consumed.
Nevertheless, because studies indicate that a minority of patients find distention of the uterus uncomfortable and because we take a "see and treat" approach to in-office hysteroscopy, we use a small paracervical block.
However, many physicians are simply using a paracervical block and performing the Essure procedure in their offices.
Mike Scarff of Las Vegas says that when you need to put in a paracervical block, place the spinal needle against the cervix and have the patient give you a big "smoker's cough," and she will push her cervix down onto the needle.
Inserting a rigid scope in an anteflexed uterus required a paracervical block, attachment of a tenaculum, and pulling on the tenaculum to straighten the uterus, a maneuver that's quite painful for the patient, he said at an international congress on uterine fibroids sponsored by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.