propofol

noun
pro·​po·​fol | \ ˈprō-pō-ˌfōl How to pronounce propofol (audio) \

Medical Definition of propofol

: a sedating and hypnotic agent C12H18O administered intravenously to induce and maintain anesthesia or sedation The patient spontaneously moved during CPR, almost sitting up at one point, and required sedation with midazolam and propofol.— David F.M. Brown et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 12 Sept. 2013

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“Propofol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/propofol. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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