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  • n. An amide local anesthetic, the active ingredient in some topical hemorrhoid creams.


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  • Charity sighed, and attacked the first; it was full of long words, like cephalhaematoma and cinchocaine hydrochloride, which hadn't been written clearly in the first place and which she couldn't spell anyway.

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