ethyl-para-aminobenzoate

ethyl-para-aminobenzoate

[′eth·əl ¦par·ə ¦am·ə·nō′ben·zə‚wāt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4NH2CO2-C2H5 A white powder, melting point 88-92°C, slightly soluble in ethanol and ether, very slightly soluble in water; used as a local anesthetic. Also known as benzocaine.
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