amethocaine(redirected from tetracaine (amethocaine))
amethocaineTetracaine, a local anaesthetic drug which is effective when in contact with surfaces as well as when given by injection. It resembles COCAINE in its action and can readily be absorbed in dangerous amounts from mucous membranes. Brand names are Ametop. Minims Tetracaine.
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