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Medical Term:

levobupivacaine hydrochloride

Pronunciation: lev'o-byu-pi'va-kan hi-dro-klor'id

Definition: An aminoamide type of local anesthetic that contains a single enantiomer of bupivacaine hydrochloride but is less cardiotoxic than bupivacaine.

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