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phenacaine

phenacaine

noun phe·na·caine \ˈfē-nə-ˌkān, ˈfe-\

Definition of PHENACAINE

:  a crystalline base C18H22N2O2 or its hydrochloride used as a local anesthetic

Origin of PHENACAINE

probably from phenetidine + acet- + -caine
First Known Use: 1907

phenacaine

noun phe·na·caine \ˈfē-nə-ˌkān, ˈfen-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHENACAINE

:  a crystalline base that has been used as a local anesthetic in the form of its hydrochloride C18H22N2O2·HCl

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