topical anesthetic

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top·i·cal an·es·thet·ic

a local anesthetic preparation suitable for anesthetizing skin surfaces or mucous membranes. Can be used as ointments, creams, jellies, sprays, or solutions.

top·i·cal an·es·thet·ic

(topi-kăl an'es-thetik)
A local anesthetic preparation suitable for anesthetizing skin surfaces or mucous membranes. Can be used as ointments, creams, jellies, sprays, or solutions.
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