noun Pharmacology.
a volatile, halogenated ether, C 3 H 2 ClF 5 O, used as a general anesthetic in surgery.

iso- + flu(o)r- + -ane Unabridged
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isoflurane i·so·flu·rane (ī'sō-flur'ān')
A halogenated ether with potent anesthetic action.

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He was maintained under general anesthesia with the drug isoflurane.
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