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[yoo-keyn, yoo-keyn]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a white, crystalline solid, C15H21NO2, formerly a local anesthetic, used in veterinary medicine as a substitute for cocaine.
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Origin of eucaine

1895–1900; eu- + -caine (as in cocaine)
Also called benzamine.
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  1. a crystalline optically active substance formerly used as a local anaesthetic. Formula: C 15 H 21 NO 2
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