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isoflurane

[ahy-soh-floo r-eyn] /ˌaɪ soʊˈflʊər eɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a volatile, halogenated ether, C 3 H 2 ClF 5 O, used as a general anesthetic in surgery.
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  • He was maintained under general anesthesia with the drug isoflurane.
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isoflurane i·so·flu·rane (ī'sō-flur'ān')
n.
A halogenated ether with potent anesthetic action.

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