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Noun1.Ethocaine - a white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine
local anaesthetic, local anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, local - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
Novocain, novocaine, procaine hydrochloride - procaine administered as a hydrochloride (trade name Novocain)
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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As lignocaine was not synthesised until 1943 nor introduced clinically until 1947, Corlette predominantly used procaine (also known as novocaine, ethocaine, neocaine, planocaine, kerocaine or scurocaine) which was much less toxic than cocaine and had been synthesised by Einhorn in 1904 and used clinically in 1905 (11).