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A synthetic amide, C14H22N2O, used chiefly in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic and antiarrhythmic agent.
[(acetani)lid(e), a toxic compound formerly used as an analgesic and antipyretic (acet(o)- + anil(ine) + -ide) + -caine.]
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(Pharmacology) a powerful local anaesthetic administered by injection, or topically to mucous membranes. Formula: C14H22N2O.HCl.H2O. Also called: lignocaine
[C20: from (acetani)lid(e) + -caine on the model of cocaine]
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a synthetic crystalline powder, C14H22N2O, used in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic and to treat certain arrhythmias.
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|Noun||1.||Lidocaine - a local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes|
local anaesthetic, local anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, local - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
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n. lidocaína, anestésico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
lidocainen lidocaína; viscous — lidocaína viscosa
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