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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine.

Usage examples (30)
  • And his back pain was so severe that they often had to inject procaine, which is a form of novocaine, into trigger points in his back.
  • Your doctor may inject local anesthetics such as procaine (Novocain) directly into a wound or surgical cut, using a very small needle.
  • You will usually use ‘aqueous procaine penicillin’.
  • Penicillin, injectable; if only one, procaine penicillin for more
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