xylocaine etymology

English word xylocaine comes from English -caine, English xylo- (Wood.)

Detailed word origin of xylocaine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-caine English (eng) (organic chemistry, pharmacology) A synthetic alkaloid used as an anesthetic.
xylo- English (eng) Wood.
xylocaine English (eng) Lidocaine.

Words with the same origin as xylocaine

Descendants of -caine
amethocaine amylocaine benzocaine lignocaine novocaine phenacaine pramocaine procaine tetracaine
Descendants of xylo-
concert xylophone xylarium xylocarpous xylochemistry xylodextrin xylogenous xylography xyloid xyloketal xylolite xyloma xylometry xylophagy xylophilous xylophone xyloplastic xylopyranose xylopyrography xylorcin xyloretinite xylorutinoside xylostyptic xylotherapy xylotypographic