dibucaine

noun
di·​bu·​caine | \dī-ˈbyü-ˌkān, ˈdī-ˌ \

Medical Definition of dibucaine 

: a local anesthetic C20H29N3O2 that is used for temporary relief of pain and itching especially from burns, sunburn, insect bites, or hemorrhoids

called also cinchocaine

Learn More about dibucaine

Comments on dibucaine

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

WORD OF THE DAY

amusing and light sparring with words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!