amyd·​ri·​caine | \ əˈmidrəˌkān \
plural -s

Definition of amydricaine

: a local anesthetic C16H26N2O2 that is usually administered in the form of its bitter crystalline hydrochloride and that unlike cocaine is not mydriatic

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First Known Use of amydricaine

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amydricaine

a- entry 2 + mydriatic + -caine (as in cocaine)

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“Amydricaine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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