piperocaine

noun

pi·​per·​o·​caine pī-ˈper-ə-ˌkān How to pronounce piperocaine (audio)
: 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 5 Mar. 2024.

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