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Noun: local anaesthetic
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: local anesthetic)
  1. Anaesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    - local anesthetic [N. Amer], local, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic

Derived forms: local anaesthetics

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

Encyclopedia: Local anaesthetic