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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The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger.
The wholesale value of the cocaine was less than PS5,000, but police experts reckoned that if it was mixed with benzocaine, which was also found, it would be worth up to PS25,440.
The tablets, which dissolve quickly in the mouth, do not contain numbing benzocaine and are free of artificial flavors, dyes and parabens.