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benzocaine

benzocaine

noun ben·zo·caine \ˈben-zə-ˌkān\

Definition of BENZOCAINE

:  a white crystalline ester C9H11NO2 used as a local anesthetic

Origin of BENZOCAINE

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + -caine
First Known Use: 1922

benzocaine

noun ben·zo·caine \ˈben-zə-ˌkān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BENZOCAINE

:  a white crystalline ester C9H11NO2 used as a local anesthetic—called also ethyl aminobenzoate

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