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vinyl ether

noun, Pharmacology
1.
a colorless, flammable, slightly water-soluble liquid, C 4 H 6 O, used as an inhalation anesthetic.
Also called divinyl ether.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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vinyl-ether in Medicine

vinyl ether n.
See divinyl ether.

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