phenacaine


phe·na·caine

noun \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

phe·na·caine

noun \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: phenacetin
Previous Word in the Dictionary: phen-
All Words Near: phenacaine

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up phenacaine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).