- a synthetic crystalline powder, C14H22N2O, used as a local anesthetic and also in the management of certain arrhythmias.
Origin of lidocaine
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Contemporary Examples of lidocaine
I had saline mixed with Lidocaine pumped into my face to constrict my blood vessels and numb me so I could endure the zapping.Hey, Ashley Judd: I’m Puffy From Cosmetic Surgery—And Proud of It
April 14, 2012
First introduced in Europe several years ago, PSD502 (aka TEMPE) is a combination of two drugs, lidocaine and prilocaine.Fat Men Last Longer in Bed
September 10, 2010
For political junkies, campaigns are cocaine, policy is lidocaine.Politicians Gone Crazy
January 13, 2010
- a powerful local anaesthetic administered by injection, or topically to mucous membranes. Formula: C 14 H 22 N 2 O.HCl.H 2 OAlso called: lignocaine
Word Origin for lidocaine
- A synthetic amide used as a local anesthetic.
- A synthetic amide, C14H22N2O, used chiefly in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic.