Body Block

A brick-like rubber or plastic device placed under the upper torso, which elevates the chest, maximizing exposure of the trunk for incisions
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It also has a sturdy muscular rectangular body block and an elegant fast-paced gait when running or walking.
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Siesta Key became a place to go to parties at rich people's houses and rather anxiety-producing at that, as I didn't always have an invitation and Sally T., a tiny little old lady, could throw a mean body block if she felt I was being photographed more than her.
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