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prilocaine/pril·o·caine/ (pril´o-kān) a local anesthetic, used parenterally as the hydrochloride salt or topically, together with lidocaine, as the base.
A local anesthetic, C13H20N2O, used parenterally in its hydrochloride form for nerve blocks and in combination with lidocaine for topical use.
prilocaineA local anaesthetic drug normally given by injection. A brand name is Citanest. The drug can also be applied in a cream for surface anaesthesia under the brand name EMLA.
a local anesthetic, used as the hydrochloride salt.