isoflurane


isoflurane
noun
a widely used inhalation anesthetic

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/uy'soh floor"ayn/, n. Pharm.
a volatile, halogenated ether, C3H2ClF5O, used as a general anesthetic in surgery.
[ISO- + FLU(O)R- + -ANE]

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