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

Derived forms: topical anesthetics

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

Encyclopedia: Topical anesthetic