noun Etymology: ket- + amine Date: 1966 a general anesthetic administered intravenously and intramuscularly in the form of its hydrochloride C13H16ClNO•HCl — compare Special K

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  • Ketamine — drugbox IUPAC name = 2 (2 chlorophenyl) 2 methylamino cyclohexan 1 one width = 150 CAS number = 6740 88 1 ATC prefix = N01 ATC suffix = AX03 ATC supplemental = ATC|N01|AX14 PubChem = 3821 DrugBank = APRD00493 C=13 | H=16 | Cl=1 | N=1 | O=1 smiles …   Wikipedia

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  • ketamine —    Primarily used as a veterinarian anesthetic …   Forensic science glossary

  • ketamine — [ ki:təmi:n] noun a synthetic compound used as an anaesthetic and analgesic drug and also illicitly as a hallucinogen. Origin 1960s: blend of ketone and amine …   English new terms dictionary

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