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Noun: lidocaine
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: lignocaine)
  1. A local anesthetic (trade names lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes
    - Xylocaine, lignocaine

Derived forms: lidocaines

Type of: local, local anaesthetic [Brit, Cdn], local anesthetic [N. Amer], topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic

Encyclopedia: Lidocaine