halothane

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noun hal·o·thane \ˈha-lə-ˌthān\

Definition of halothane

  1. :  a potent inhalational anesthetic C2HBrClF3 that is nonexplosive and nonflammable

Origin and Etymology of halothane

halo- + ethane


First Known Use: 1957


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halothane

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noun halo·thane \ˈhal-ə-ˌthān\

Medical Definition of halothane

  1. :  a nonexplosive inhalational anesthetic C2HBrClF3


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