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topical

adjective (MEDICINE)    /ˈtɒp.ɪ.kəl/ US  /ˈtɑː.pɪ-/ specialized
describes a medical product that is used on the outside of the body: This lotion is for topical application only.Medicine in different forms topically     /-kəl.i/ adverb Now
(Definition of topical adjective (MEDICINE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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