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methoxyflurane

[me-thok-see-floo r-eyn] /mɛˌθɒk siˈflʊər eɪn/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a potent substance, C 3 H 4 Cl 2 F 2 O, used as an analgesic in minor surgical procedures and less frequently as a general anesthetic.
Origin of methoxyflurane
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; methoxy- + flu(o)r- + (eth)ane
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methoxyflurane in Medicine

methoxyflurane me·thox·y·flu·rane (mə-thŏk'sē-flur'ān')
n.
A potent, nonflammable, nonexplosive anesthetic administered by inhalation.

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