phenacaine etymology

English word phenacaine comes from English phena-, English -caine

Detailed word origin of phenacaine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phena- English (eng)
-caine English (eng) (organic chemistry, pharmacology) A synthetic alkaloid used as an anesthetic.
phenacaine English (eng) A local anesthetic, the only anesthetic other than cocaine that is approved for ophthalmic use.

Words with the same origin as phenacaine

Descendants of -caine
amethocaine amylocaine benzocaine lignocaine novocaine pramocaine procaine tetracaine xylocaine