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novocaine

noun [U] uk   /ˈnəʊ.və.keɪn/ us    /ˈnoʊ-/
a drug given to people to stop them feeling pain, especially during an operation on their teethDentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teethSpecific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
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