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procaine

[proh-keyn, proh-keyn] /proʊˈkeɪn, ˈproʊ keɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a compound, C 1 3 H 2 0 N 2 O 2 , used chiefly as a local and spinal anesthetic.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; pro-1 + (co)caine
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procaine

/ˈprəʊkeɪn; prəʊˈkeɪn/
noun
1.
a colourless or white crystalline water-soluble substance used, as the hydrochloride, as a local anaesthetic; 2-diethylaminoethyl-4-amino benzoate. Formula: NH2C6H4COOC2H4N(C2H5)2 See also Novocaine
Word Origin
C20: from pro-1 + (co)caine
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Word Origin and History for procaine
n.

1918, from pro- + cocaine.

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procaine in Medicine

procaine pro·caine (prō'kān')
n.
A white crystalline powder used in its hydrochloride form as a local anesthetic.

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