benzocaine

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ben·zo·caine

 (bĕn′zə-kān′)
n.
A white, odorless, tasteless crystalline ester, C9H11NO2, used as a local anesthetic.
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benzocaine

(ˈbɛnzəʊˌkeɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a white crystalline ester used as a local anaesthetic; ethyl para-aminobenzoate. Formula: C9H11NO2
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Noun1.benzocaine - a white crystalline ester used as a local anesthetic
local anaesthetic, local anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, local - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
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Ethyl 4-aminobenzoate underwent diazotization with sodium nitrite in the presence of hydrochloric acid and coupled with phenol to afford azobenzene dye 2 [28].