a synthetic crystalline compound, CHNO, used esp. in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic and to control irregularity in the heartbeat
Origin of lidocaine(diethylaminoacetoxy)lid(ide) + (c)ocaine
A synthetic amide, C14H22N2O, used chiefly in the form of its hydrochloride as a local anesthetic and antiarrhythmic agent.
Origin of lidocaine(acetani)lid(e) a toxic compound formerly used as an analgesic and antipyretic ( acet(o)- ) ( anil(ine) ) ( -ide ) -caine
- (medicine) A local anesthetic that is also used as a antiarrhythmic drug.
lido- +"Ž -caine