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methoxyflurane

[ me-thok-see-floor-eyn ]
/ mɛˌθɒk siˈflʊər eɪn /
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noun Pharmacology.
a potent substance, C3H4Cl2F2O, used as an analgesic in minor surgical procedures and less frequently as a general anesthetic.
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Origin of methoxyflurane

First recorded in 1960–65; methoxy- + flu(o)r- + (eth)ane
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Medical definitions for methoxyflurane

methoxyflurane
[ mə-thŏk′sē-flurān′ ]

n.
A potent, nonflammable, nonexplosive anesthetic administered by inhalation.
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