Sto"va*in (?), n. Also -ine . [Stove (a translation of the name of the discoverer, Fourneau + -in, -ine.] (Pharm.)

A substance, C14H22O2NCl, the hydrochloride of an amino compound containing benzol, used, in solution with strychnine, as a local anæsthetic, esp. by injection into the sheath of the spinal cord, producing anæsthesia below the point of introduction.


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