Medical Dictionary

propofol

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noun pro·po·fol \ˈprō-pō-ˌfōl\

Medical Definition of propofol

  1. :  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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