phenacaine

phenacaine

[fee-nuh-keyn, fen-uh-]
noun Pharmacology.
a compound, C 1 8 H 2 2 N 2 O 2 , usually used in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic for the eye.

Origin:
1905–10; phen- + a(cet-) + (co)caine

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phenacaine (ˈfiːnəˌkeɪn, ˈfɛn-)
 
n
a crystalline basic compound that is the hydrochloride of holocaine: used as a local anaesthetic in ophthalmic medicine. Formula: C18H22N2O2HCl
 
[C20: from pheno- + aceto- + cocaine]

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phenacaine phe·na·caine (fē'nə-kān', fěn'ə-)
n.
A white crystalline compound used in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic in ophthalmology.

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