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Definition of "isoflurane" [isoflurane]

  • A halogenated ether, 2-chloro-2-(difluoromethoxy)-1,1,1-trifluoro-ethane that is used as an inhalation anesthetic (noun)

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Use "isoflurane" in a sentence
  • "Animals were pre anesthetized with ketamine hydrochloride, fitted with an endotracheal tube, and maintained on isoflurane anesthesia."
  • "Drugs that trigger malignant hyperthermia include potent inhalation agents like halothane, isoflurane and sevoflurane, and older drugs like ether."
  • "He was maintained under general anesthesia with the drug isoflurane."