prilocaine

noun
pril·​o·​caine | \ ˈpril-ə-ˌkān How to pronounce prilocaine (audio) \

Medical Definition of prilocaine

: a local anesthetic related to lidocaine and used in the form of its hydrochloride C13H20N2O·HCl as a nerve block for pain especially in surgery and dentistry

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“Prilocaine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prilocaine. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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