ethyl aminobenzoate

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The ethyl ester of p-aminobenzoic acid; a topical anesthetic agent.
Synonym(s): ethyl aminobenzoate

ethyl aminobenzoate

ethyl aminobenzoate

(eth´əl əme″noben´zoāt),
n an ester-type anesthetic agent formulated for surface application as a liquid, gel, ointment, or spray; the most widely used topical numbing agent.


the monovalent radical, C2H5.

ethyl alcohol
see ethyl alcohol; called also ethanol and grain alcohol.
ethyl aminobenzoate
ethyl carbamate
ethyl chloride
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.
ethyl lactate
an antibacterial agent used in shampoos.