Xylocaine etymology


English word xylocaine comes from English -caine, English xylo- (Wood.)

Etymology of xylocaine

Detailed word origin of xylocaine

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-caine English (en) (organic chemistry, pharmacology) A synthetic alkaloid used as an anesthetic.
xylo- English (en) Wood.
xylocaine English (en) Lidocaine.

Words with the same origin as xylocaine

Descendants of xylo-

xylophone xylotherapy