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urethane

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noun ure·thane \ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌthān\

Definition of urethane

  1. 1 a :  a crystalline compound C3H7NO2 that is the ethyl ester of carbamic acid and is used especially as a solvent and medicinally as an antineoplastic agent b :  an ester of carbamic acid other than the ethyl ester

  2. 2 :  polyurethane




Medical Dictionary

urethane

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noun ure·thane \ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌthān\

Medical Definition of urethane

  1. 1:  a crystalline compound C3H7NO2 that is the ethyl ester of carbamic acid and is used especially as a solvent and in anesthetizing laboratory animals—called also ethyl carbamate

  2. 2:  an ester of carbamic acid other than the ethyl ester



Variants of urethane

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of urethane Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about urethane


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