noun. a local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes.
- topical anesthetic
- local anaesthetic
- topical anaesthetic
Example sentences of the word lidocaine
1. Noun, singular or mass
The doctor will then use either mineral oil or lidocaine to kill the insect and then flush out the ear with a warm water irrigation.
2. Verb, past participle
In a pinch, you can even use one of the condom lubricants that have lidocaine in them (to slow ejaculation).
When using lidocaine cream, make sure to only use the amount you need and wash your hands after applying the cream to your skin.