piperocaine

noun
pi·​per·​o·​caine | \ pī-ˈper-ə-ˌkān How to pronounce piperocaine (audio) \

Medical Definition of piperocaine

: a compound derived from piperidine and benzoic acid that has been used in the form of its hydrochloride C16H23NO2·HCl as a local anesthetic

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“Piperocaine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/piperocaine. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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