novocaine


no·vo·caine

noun \-ˌkān\

medicine : a drug that causes part of your body to feel no pain and that is used especially by dentists

Full Definition of NOVOCAINE

:  procaine in the form of its hydrochloride; broadly :  a local anesthetic

Origin of NOVOCAINE

International Scientific Vocabulary novo- (from Latin novus new) + cocaine
First Known Use: 1906

no·vo·caine

noun \-ˌkān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NOVOCAINE

: procaine in the form of its hydrochloride; broadly : a local anesthetic

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