bupivacaine

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Related to Sensorcaine: Xylocaine, lidocaine, bupivacaine

bu·piv·a·caine

 (byo͞o-pĭv′ə-kān′)
n.
A potent, long-acting anesthetic, C18H28N2, used for regional anesthesia in its hydrochloride form.

[bu(tyl) + pi(peridine) + (no)vacaine (popular rendering of the trademark Novocain, influenced by cocaine).]

bupivacaine

(bjuːˈpɪvəkeɪn)
n
(Medicine) a local anaesthetic of long duration, used for nerve blocks
[C20: perhaps from bu(tyl) + pi(pecoloxylidide), the drug's chemical components + -vacaine, from (No)vocaine]
Translations
bupivacaïne
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