bupivacaine

noun
bu·​piv·​a·​caine | \ byü-ˈpiv-ə-ˌkān How to pronounce bupivacaine (audio) \

Medical Definition of bupivacaine

: a local anesthetic C18H28N2O that is like lidocaine in its action but is longer acting

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“Bupivacaine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bupivacaine. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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