local anaesthetic Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
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local anaesthetic

noun [C, U] UK ( US local anesthetic)
 
 
a substance that is put into a part of your body so that you do not feel pain there: The procedure is carried out under local anaesthetic.Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
Translations of “local anaesthetic”
in Korean 부분 마취…
in Arabic بَنج مَوضِعي…
in Portuguese anestesia local…
in Catalan anestèsia local…
in Japanese 局部麻酔…
in Italian anestesia locale…
in Russian местный наркоз…
in Turkish bölgesel uyuşturma, lokal anestezi…
in Polish znieczulenie miejscowe…
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