caine family

caine family

A popular term for a group of essentially interchangeable local anaesthetics—e.g., carbocaine, lidocaine, xylocaine and others.

'caine family

Clinical pharmacology A popular term for a group of essentially interchangeable local anesthetics, which includes carbocaine, lidocaine, xylocaine, and others
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I have already indicated that the series edition of East Lynne is half the length of the original novel and suggested that it is possible (given the Caine family's familiarity with the theatre) that it was drawn from a shortened stage version.
The Caine family archive on the Isle of Man is vast, but largely uncatalogued and incomplete.
32) is identical to that on the imprint page of the last of the film editions, but the name of the printing company is no longer given as Greycaine--perhaps indicating the removal of Caine family involvement.