dibucaine

noun

di·​bu·​caine dī-ˈbyü-ˌkān, ˈdī-ˌ How to pronounce dibucaine (audio)
: 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

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“Dibucaine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dibucaine. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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