methoxyflurane
noun Etymology: meth- + oxy- + fluor- + ethane Date: 1962 a potent nonexplosive inhalational general anesthetic C3H4Cl2F2O administered as a vapor

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  • methoxyflurane — /me thok see floor ayn/, n. Pharm. a potent substance, C3H4Cl2F2O, used as an analgesic in minor surgical procedures and less frequently as a general anesthetic. [1960 65; METHOXY + FLU(O)R + (ETH)ANE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • methoxyflurane — A potent inhalation anesthetic no longer in use because of high output renal failure caused by increased plasma concentrations of inorganic fluoride, a metabolic breakdown product of m.. * * * me·thoxy·flu·rane me .thäk sē flu̇(ə)r .ān …   Medical dictionary

  • methoxyflurane — me·thoxy·flu·rane …   English syllables

  • methoxyflurane — /mɛθɒksiˈflureɪn/ (say methoksee floohrayn) noun a form of ether which contains two halogens, C3H4Cl2F2O; used to provide rapid short term analgesia …   Australian English dictionary

  • methoxyflurane — meˌthäksēˈflu̇(ə)rˌān noun ( s) Etymology: meth + oxy + fluor + ethane : a potent nonexplosive inhalational general anesthetic C3H4Cl2F2O * * * /me thok see floor ayn/, n. Pharm. a potent substance, C3H4Cl2F2O, used as an analgesic in minor… …   Useful english dictionary

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