vinyl ether


noun Pharmacology.

a colorless, flammable, slightly water-soluble liquid, C4H6O, used as an inhalation anesthetic.

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Also called divinyl ether.

Origin of vinyl ether

First recorded in 1935–40
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Medical definitions for vinyl ether

vinyl ether

n.

divinyl ether
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