Definition: 'Conduction Block'
conduction blockType: Term
1. failure of impulse transmission at some point along a nerve fiber, although conduction along the segments proximal and distal to it are unaffected; clinically, most often the result of an area of focal demyelination or, less often, transient ischemia; when caused by focal trauma involving the periperal nervous system, called neurapraxia.
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