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Novocaine

noun
  1. a tradename for procaine hydrochlorideSee procaine
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  • Of later developments, eucaine and novocaine are best known.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2

    Various

  • I suddenly realized the novocaine was beginning to wear off.

    The Double Spy

    Dan T. Moore

  • For submucous injection it is better to substitute eucaine or novocaine.

  • As the operation involved considerable time, labour, and novocaine, she was charged for the benefit of the hospital.

    Le Petit Nord

    Anne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding

  • Various combinations of drugs besides adrenalin are employed with novocaine.