Meaning of alypin in English:

alypin

noun

(also alypine)
historical Pharmacology
  • A synthetic compound chemically similar to stovaine, (formerly) used as a local and spinal anaesthetic.

    Chemical name: 1-dimethylamino-2-(dimethyl-aminoethyl)-2-butanol benzoate hydrochloride; C₁₆H₂₆O₂N₂HCl.

Pronunciation

alypin

/əˈlʌɪpɪn/ /ˈalɪpɪn/

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From German Alypin from ancient Greek ἄλυπος painless + German -in.