[ ahy-soh-floo r-eyn ]
/ ˌaɪ soʊˈflʊər eɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a volatile, halogenated ether, C3H2ClF5O, used as a general anesthetic in surgery.

Origin of isoflurane Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for isoflurane


[ ī′sō-flurān′ ]


A halogenated ether with potent anesthetic action.
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