Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
The ethyl ester of p-aminobenzoic acid; a topical anesthetic agent.
Synonym(s): ethyl aminobenzoate
the monovalent radical, C2H5.
see ethyl alcohol; called also ethanol and grain alcohol.
a local anesthetic applied topically to intact skin. It has a very low boiling point and the skin is temporarily frozen and insensitive to pain.
an antibacterial agent used in shampoos.