eucaine

noun
eu·​caine | \ yü-ˈkān How to pronounce eucaine (audio) , ˈyü-ˌkān How to pronounce eucaine (audio) \

Medical Definition of eucaine

: a piperidine derivative C15H21NO2 used especially formerly as a local anesthetic in the form of its white crystalline hydrochloride

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“Eucaine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/eucaine. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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