- a brand of procaine.
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Examples from the Web for novocain
The standards were formulated on the basis of the novocain monograph in the German Pharmacopeia, 1910, Ed.
Two specimens of German-made novocain obtained from our files, stated to be manufactured by Farbwerke-Hoechst vorm.
The worst tooth stump can be extracted painlessly after local injection of novocain, with no danger to the fetus.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
Word Origin and History for novocain
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- A trademark for the drug procaine hydrochloride.
A substance used as a local anesthetic in medicine and dentistry. Novocain is a trademark.
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