isoflurane

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

noun Pharmacology.

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

Nearby words

  1. isoelectronic,
  2. isoenergetic,
  3. isoenzyme,
  4. isoerythrolysis,
  5. isoflavone,
  6. isogamete,
  7. isogamous,
  8. isogamy,
  9. isogeneic,
  10. isogeneic graft

Origin of isoflurane


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Medicine definitions for isoflurane

isoflurane

[ ī′sō-flurān′ ]

n.

A halogenated ether with potent anesthetic action.

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