Definition of Eucaine
1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A derivative of cocaine used as a local anesthetic in veterinary medicine. ¹
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Definition of Eucaine
1. an anesthetic [n -S] - See also: anesthetic
Medical Definition of Eucaine
1. Beta-Eucaine; 2,2,6-trimethyl-4-piperidinol benzoate;a local anaesthetic. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Eucaine
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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1901)
"eucaine is so often substituted for cocaine, in dental preparations, hay fever remedies, and other proprietary medicine, makes it highly desirable that ..."
2. Therapeutic Gazette (1897)
"A four-per-cent, solution of eucaine hydro- chlorate in distilled water was used, ... In the series of cases in which eucaine was used, anesthesia was not ..."
3. Organic Medicinal Chemicals (synthetic and Natural) by Marmaduke Barrowcliff, Francis Howard Carr (1920)
"... in leading chemists to produce other substances possessing like anaesthetic action. a-eucaine was the first substance of this type introduced, ..."
4. Artificial Anæsthesia: A Manual of Anæsthetic Agents and Their Employment in by Laurence Turnbull (1896)
"The solution used in all cases was a two per cent, eucaine in distilled water, ... eucaine in Minor Surgery—Report of a Case.f " While cocaine has been of ..."
5. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1897)
"eucaine. Cocaine has been so extensively used in the past in nasal and laryngeal affections that any addition to our therapeutic agents which promises to ..."
6. A Complete Handbook for the Hospital Corps of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1909)
"In spinal anesthesia a solution of cocaine or eucaine is injected into the spinal canal between the fourth and fifth lumbar ..."