Definition of procainamide in US English:

procainamide

(also procaine amide, procaineamide)

noun

Pharmacology
  • A drug used in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, especially of the ventricular type.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of Pharmacological and Experimental Therapeutics. From procaine + amide.

Pronunciation

procainamide

/prəʊˈkeɪnəmʌɪd/