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Synonyms for Novocain

procaine administered as a hydrochloride (trade name Novocain)

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He said the Novocain would wear off and answer my question.
AN HOUR LATER I SPILLED OUT OF THE CHAIR and staggered out to confront the receptionist: the Novocain, the harsh penetrative glare of the focus light, the unsettling feeling of hands and implements in my mouth tampering with small body parts, Neil's long, heated lecture on the evils of the inheritance tax ("The Death Tax is an assault on human decency!") had all conspired to shatter my concentration.
I often ask patients with high hypnotic ability to tell me if they had ever just sat in a dentist's chair and "spaced out" and not bothered with Novocain. All of them tell me yes, and it scared their dentists, but they were fine.
Dental students practice their Novocain injections on each other.
One prominent Canadian singer once described the work to me as "French Novocain." While musically this new release, recorded in January 2009 at Vienna's Theater an der Wien, looks good on paper, the dark, gloomy production likely won't convince detractors of the work's beauty and power.
Novocain, although synthetically derived from cocaine, has a distinct structural difference from cocaine and the metabolite of cocaine (benzoylecgonine).
Sources said that the cocaine was cut with rat poison as well as Novocain - used by dentists to freeze patients' gum.
In fact, a gene that has been isolated proved that redheads do not respond to the Novocain drug, and that they need up to a 20 percent larger dose to escape the pain of visiting a dentist.
If the patient was too uncontrollable, procaine (an early version of Novocain) or full anesthesia could be used.
"I always knew that DeWayne was tough, but one time he came back from the dentist and he had several teeth fixed but without Novocain, because he needed to be able to talk to his distance runners at practice and would have had difficulty if his mouth was numb," said Gillespie.
Although there is no functional equivalent of "deposition Novocain," these preparation tips may render the adjuster's testimony experience as pain-flee as possible.
"Where are you going?" she asked in a slurry voice, her lips still numb from the Novocain. "It's almost six o'clock."
Airman 'Disposed of' by Novocain Injection--Court Told," The Straits Times, June 8, 1943:3; "Subject: War Crimes Courts ...
Gruff to the point of belligerent, about as verbally quick-witted as a dental patient with a mouth full of Novocain, O'Connor was no salesman, at least when it came to the public and those pesky little scribes who busied themselves warping his every utterance into lies, lies, and more lies!
With a root canal, you have Novocain to blunt the pain, and you don't have to play that ridiculous game of price negotiation.