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- 1. ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride, Ketalar, general anesthetic, general anaesthetic, club drug
- usage: a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
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