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methoxyflurane

noun me·thoxy·flu·rane \me-ˌthäk-sē-ˈflr-ˌān\

Definition of METHOXYFLURANE

:  a potent nonexplosive inhalational general anesthetic C3H4Cl2F2O administered as a vapor
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Origin of METHOXYFLURANE

meth- + oxy- + fluor- + ethane
First Known Use: 1962
Medical Dictionary

methoxyflurane

noun me·thoxy·flu·rane \me-ˌthäk-sē-ˈfl(ə)r-ˌān\

Medical Definition of METHOXYFLURANE

:  a potent nonexplosive inhalational general anesthetic C3H4Cl2F2O withdrawn from the United States market because of its link to liver and kidney damage

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