methoxyflurane

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

Definition of methoxyflurane

  1. :  a potent nonexplosive inhalational general anesthetic C3H4Cl2F2O administered as a vapor

Origin and Etymology of methoxyflurane

meth- + oxy- + fluor- + ethane


First Known Use: 1962


Medical Dictionary

methoxyflurane

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

Medical Definition of methoxyflurane

  1. :  a potent nonexplosive inhalational general anesthetic C3H4Cl2F2O withdrawn from the U.S. market because of its link to liver and kidney damage


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