dibucaine

Cinchocaine.

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  • dibucaine — A potent local anesthetic with a long duration of action used by injection or topically on skin or mucous membranes. * * * di·bu·caine dī byü .kān, dī . n a local anesthetic C20H29N3O2 that is used for temporary relief of pain and itching esp. fr …   Medical dictionary

  • dibucaine — /duy byooh kayn/, n. Pharm. a compound, C20H29N3O2, used as a local and spinal anesthetic. [DI 1 + BU(TYL) + (CO)CAINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dibucaine — n. chemical compound used as a local anesthetic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dibucaine — di·bu·caine …   English syllables

  • dibucaine — noun a local anesthetic that is administered by injection • Hypernyms: ↑intravenous anesthetic * * * (ˈ)dī|byüˌkān noun ( s) Etymology: di + butoxy + caine : a local anesthetic C20H29N3O2 that is administered parenterally as the bitter… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dibucaine number — Dibucaine, also known as cinchocaine, is an amino amide local anesthetic. It is commonly used as an agent for central neuraxial anesthesia in Great Britain. When administered to humans intravenously, it is capable of inhibiting the plasma… …   Wikipedia

  • dibucaine number — A test for differentiation of one of several forms of atypical pseudocholinesterases that are unable to inactivate succinylcholine at normal rates; based upon percent inhibition of the enzymes by dibucaine, normal enzyme has a DN of 75 and above …   Medical dictionary

  • dibucaine hydrochloride — A potent local anesthetic (surface and spinal anesthesia) …   Medical dictionary

  • Cinchocaine — Systematic (IUPAC) name 2 butoxy N [2 (diethylamino)ethyl]quinoline 4 carboxamide Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

  • DN — Abbreviation for dibucaine number. * * * Deiter s nucleus; dextrose nitrogen; diabetic neuropathy; dibucaine number; dicrotic notch; DiFrancesco Noble [equation]; dinitrocresol; Diploma in Nursing; Diploma in Nutrition; District Nurse; Doctor of… …   Medical dictionary

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