(名詞) 用來使手術過程中醒來的病患安靜或分心的安慰話語。這個字是由 verbal (言辭上的；口頭的) + -caine (anaesthetic 麻醉劑) 拼綴而成。
Many patients are anxious about anticipated procedural pain. Supportive verbal communication, including distraction and so-called “vocal local” or “verbicaine”, can play a role in reducing anxiety and pain.
—“Early Abortion Training Workbook,” UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, July 12, 2016
Verbicaine. Spoken anesthesia, as in talking a patient through a rough patch of surgery when they are awake.
—Darrell White, “Sunday 170212” (comment), CrossFit, February 12, 2017