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lignocaine

[lig-nuh-keyn] /ˈlɪg nəˌkeɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; ligno- + (xylo)caine an earlier name (ligno- being the Latin version of xylo-); for -caine, see lidocaine
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lignocaine

/ˈlɪɡnəˌkeɪn/
noun
1.
another name for lidocaine
Word Origin
C20: from ligno- + caine, on the model of cocaine
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