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[lahy-duh-keyn] /ˈlaɪ dəˌkeɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
a synthetic crystalline powder, C 14 H 22 N 2 O, used as a local anesthetic and also in the management of certain arrhythmias.
a powerful local anaesthetic administered by injection, or topically to mucous membranes. Formula: C14H22N2O.HCl.H2O Also called lignocaine

lidocaine li·do·caine (lī’də-kān’)
A synthetic amide used chiefly in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic and antiarrhythmic agent.
A synthetic amide, C14H22N2O, used chiefly in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic.


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