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    Hello!

    Can the verb "describe" mean "develop", "create" ?
    This is the sentence:
    "To reduce the complication rates associated with this technique, peribulbar block was later described, whereby anesthetic solution is injected around ( but not within) the muscle cone."

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    Default Re: to describe a new technique

    Quote Originally Posted by alla View Post
    Hello!

    Can the verb "describe" mean "develop", "create" ?
    This is the sentence:
    "To reduce the complication rates associated with this technique, peribulbar block was later described, whereby anesthetic solution is injected around ( but not within) the muscle cone."

    THANK YOU !
    No, the peribulbar block was developed first, and then described in a journal. "Described" in sentences such as this means that, after the creator has developed and refined the technique, s/he describes it to others.

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