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vinyl ether

noun Pharmacology.
  1. a colorless, flammable, slightly water-soluble liquid, C4H6O, used as an inhalation anesthetic.
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Origin of vinyl ether

First recorded in 1935–40
Also called divinyl ether.
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vinyl ether in Medicine

vinyl ether

  1. divinyl ether
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