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cocain

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cocain (uncountable)

  1. Dated form of cocaine.
    • 1822, American Medical Association, Transactions of the Section on Laryngology, Otology and Rhinology (page 182)
      But in those cases in which the application of cocain would relieve the symptoms, we are sure to get good results []
    • 1905, Dental Society of the State of New York, Transactions of the Dental Society of the State of New York (volumes 37-40, page 106)
      My attention was called to this many years ago, very shortly after the introduction of cocain as a local anesthetic.