propofol

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pro·po·fol

 (prō′pō-fôl′, -fōl′)
n.
A rapidly acting sedative and hypnotic drug, C12H18O, administered intravenously to induce and maintain anesthesia or sedation.

[prop(yl) + alteration of ph(en)ol.]