benzocaine
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + -caine Date: 1922 a white crystalline ester C9H11NO2 used as a local anesthetic

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  • Benzocaine — Systematic (IUPAC) name ethyl p aminobenzoa …   Wikipedia

  • Benzocaine — Benzocaïne Benzocaïne Général Nom IUPAC éthyl 4 aminobenzoate No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Benzocaïne — Général Nom IUPAC éthyl 4 aminobenzoate No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • benzocaine — enzocaine n. a chemical substance obtainable as a white crystalline ester ({H2N.C6H4.CO.O.C2H5}) used as a local anesthetic. Chemically, it is 4 aminobenzoic acid ethyl ester. Syn: ethyl p aminobenzoate. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • benzocaine — [ben′zō kān΄, ben′zəkān΄] n. [ BENZO + (CO)CAINE] a white, crystalline, odorless powder, C6H4NH2COOC2H5, used in ointments as a local anesthetic and for protection against sunburn; ethyl para aminobenzoate …   English World dictionary

  • Benzocaine — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Benzocain Andere Namen 4 Aminoben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • benzocaine — /ben zoh kayn /, n. Pharm. ethyl aminobenzoate; a white, crystalline powder, C9H11NO2, used as a local anesthetic, usually in ointment form. [1920 25; BENZO + (CO)CAINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • benzocaine — noun A local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever …   Wiktionary

  • benzocaine — The ethyl ester of p aminobenzoic acid; a topical anesthetic agent. SYN: ethyl aminobenzoate. * * * ben·zo·caine ben zə .kān n a white crystalline ester C9H11NO2 used as a local anesthetic called also ethyl aminobenzoate …   Medical dictionary

  • benzocaine — n. substance used as a local anesthetic …   English contemporary dictionary

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