Bupivacaine definition

byo͝o-pĭvə-kān
A potent, long-acting anesthetic, C18 H28 N2 , used for regional anesthesia in its hydrochloride form.
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A potent, long-acting anesthetic, C18 H28 N2 , used for regional anesthesia in its hydrochloride form.
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Origin of bupivacaine

  • bu(tyl) pi(peridine) (no)vacaine (popular rendering of the trademark Novocain) (influenced by cocaine)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition