procaine base

procaine base

[′prō‚kān ‚bās]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4NH2COOCH2CH2N(C2H5)2 Water-insoluble, light-sensitive, odorless, white powder, melting at 60°C; soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, and benzene; used in medicine as a local anesthetic. Also known as planocaine base; procaine.
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