OBO ID: CHEBI:116735
Term Name: benzocaine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 4-aminobenzoic acid ethyl ester
  • Amben ethyl ester
  • Benzocaina
  • Benzocaine
  • Benzocainum
  • ethyl 4-aminobenzoate
  • Ethyl aminobenzoate
  • Ethyl p-aminobenzoate
  • Ethyl p-aminophenylcarboxylate
  • p-(Ethoxycarbonyl)aniline
  • p-Carbethoxyaniline
  • p-Ethoxycarboxylic aniline
Definition: A benzoate ester having 4-aminobenzoic acid as the acid component and ethanol as the alcohol component. A surface anaesthetic, it is used to suppress the gag reflex, and as a lubricant and topical anaesthetic on the larynx, mouth, nasal cavity, respiratory tract, oesophagus, rectum, urinary tract, and vagina.
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Ontology: Chebi
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