tro·​pa·​co·​caine ˌtrō-pə-kō-ˈkān How to pronounce tropacocaine (audio)
: a crystalline alkaloid C15H19NO2 that is obtained from coca leaves grown especially in Java or is made synthetically, that is the ester of pseudotropine and benzoic acid, and that acts like cocaine but is about one-half as toxic

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“Tropacocaine.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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