butacaine utacaine n. a white crystalline ester ({C18H30N2O2}) that is applied to mucous membranes as a topical anesthetic. Chemically it is 3-(di-n-butylamino)-1-propanol 4-aminobenzoate ({H2N.C6H4.CO.O.(CH2)3N(C4H9)2}). It is usually used as the sulfate salt.

Syn: butacaine sulfate. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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