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co•caine



Pronunciation: (kō-kān', kō'kān), [key]
n. Pharm.
a bitter, crystalline alkaloid, C17H21NO4, obtained from coca leaves, used as a local anesthetic and also widely used as an illicit drug for its stimulant and euphorigenic properties.

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