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procaine

procaine

noun pro·caine \ˈprō-ˌkān\

Definition of PROCAINE

:  a basic ester C13H20N2O2 of para-aminobenzoic acid; also :  its crystalline hydrochloride used as a local anesthetic

Origin of PROCAINE

International Scientific Vocabulary 2pro- + -caine
First Known Use: 1918

procaine

noun pro·caine \ˈprō-ˌkān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROCAINE

:  a basic ester C13H20N2O2 of para-aminobenzoic acid used in the form of its hydrochloride C13H20N2O2·HCl as a local anesthetic—see novocain, novocaine

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