procaine

Definitions of procaine
  1. noun
    a white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine
    synonyms: Ethocaine
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    types:
    Novocain, novocaine, procaine hydrochloride
    procaine administered as a hydrochloride (trade name Novocain)
    type of:
    local, local anaesthetic, local anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic
    anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
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