anesthyl

noun anes·thyl \-thə̇l\
variants: less commonly

anestile

\-təl, -ˌtīl\

Definition of anesthyl

plural

-s

  1. :  a mixture of ethyl and methyl chlorides used for the production of local anesthesia by spraying

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Origin and Etymology of anesthyl

New Latin anesthesia + English -yl or -ile


First Known Use: 1893


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