Meaning of methoxyflurane

meth•ox•y•flu•rane

Pronunciation: (me-thok"sē-floor'ān), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a potent substance, CHClFO, used as an analgesic in minor surgical procedures and less frequently as a general anesthetic.
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