en bloc


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to en bloc: en bloc resection

en bloc

(un[h] blok),
In a lump; as a whole; used to refer to autopsy techniques in which visceral organs are removed in large blocks allowing the prosector to retain a continuity in organ architecture during the subsequent dissection.
[Fr., in a lump]

en bloc

(on[h] blok)
In a lump; as a whole; referring to a surgical or autopsy procedure in which organs or tissues are removed from the body in continuity, without prior dissection.
[Fr., in a lump]

en bloc

(ĕn blŏk) [Fr., as a whole]
As a whole or as en masse; used to refer to surgical excision.
References in periodicals archive ?
Any evidence of firmness or tissue adherence in a parathyroid gland that appears grayish mandates an en bloc resection and at minimum a paraesophageal node dissection.
Ce rapport publie mardi et immediatement rejete en bloc par Teheran fait etat d'informations "credibles" etayant les soupcons occidentaux quant a un caractere militaire du programme nucleaire iranien malgre les denegations de la Republique islamique.
ULSTER may be ready to say No en bloc to the FDC proposals if an Armagh motion to next weekend's convention is favourably greeted.
She underwent a total thyroidectomy and a right radical neck dissection, which included an en bloc removal of the sternocleidomastoid muscle on the right.
Le Secretaire general adjoint de l'Union generale tunisienne du travail (UGTT), Bouali Mbarki a rejete en bloc les allegations accusant l'UGTT d'etre a l'origine des recentes crises sociales, affirmant que l'organisation syndicale oeuvre en contrepartie a trouver des solutions.Dans une declaration a l'agence TAP, en marge de la conference de la federation generale de la metallurgie et de l'electronique, organisee lundi, Mbarki a estime que le non-respect par le gouvernement des accords conclus ne fait que decredibiliser les negociations, faisant remarquer que le desistement du gouvernement de l'accord sur la releve de l'age de la retraite ne fait que nourrir la mefiance entre les deux parties et partant, exacerber la tension dans le pays.
La foule qui garnit les gradins vient comme un dementi a ceux qui affirment que la population bresilienne rejette en bloc l'organisation de cette grand'messe du sport roi.
Nous la rejetons aussi bien en bloc que dans le detail", a declare a l'AFP le principal negociateur palestinien, SaE1/2b Erakat.
If the Commission stood down en bloc, a caretaker executive would manage EU affairs.
Recent en bloc transfers of primary teachers to remote areas is the manifestation of the same vicious and wicked ill-thought that prevailed and massively damaged the pacifist Sindhi society through centuries.
Newport Beach, CA, August 25, 2019 --(PR.com)-- En Bloc capsulectomy is gaining in popularity among patients that have breast implants.
I would like to remind the councillor that he probably was in the Labour group, in control of Walsall Council two years ago, that voted en bloc to STOP cutting and maintaining bowling greens, cricket pitches and football pitches to save costs, leaving small sports clubs to fend for themselves.
It could en bloc have a trading deal with the EU, in the same way the alliance between Norway, Lichtenstein and Iceland does.