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ke·ta·mine

 (kē′tə-mēn′)
n.
A general anesthetic given intravenously or intramuscularly, used especially for minor surgical procedures in which muscle relaxation is not required. It is used illegally as a recreational drug, and its antidepressant properties are under investigation.

ketamine

(ˈkɛtəmiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug, chemically related to PCP, that is used in medicine as a general anaesthetic, being administered by injection; cyclohexylamine
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Noun1.ketamine - 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
club drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
general anaesthetic, general anesthetic - an anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
cat valium, honey oil, special K, super acid, super C, jet, K, green - street names for ketamine
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kétamine

ketamine

n ketamina
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Nidal Katamine, His Excellency the Ambassador of China in Jordan, Mr.
During the meeting, which was attended by Labour Minister Nidal Katamine, Ensour said Ryder's visit, is very important as it comes ahead of the London conference of donors to look closely at the burdens being shouldered by Jordan due to the repercussions of the Syrian crisis, namely, on the Kingdom's labor market.
High-profile policy-makers slated to address the event will include Dr Nidale Katamine, Minister of Labour (Jordan), Adel Fakeih, Minister of Labour (Saudi Arabia), and Dr Talal Abu Ghazaleh, founder and chair of the Talal Abu Ghazaleh Organisation (Jordan).
Katamine hydrochloride is a potent analgesic and gives a slow induction.
Lakkotrypis on Tuesday had separate meetings with Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, Minister of Energy Mohammad Hamed, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Nidal Mardi Al Katamine, Minister of Industry and Trade Hatem Hafez Al Halawani as well as with the leadership of Amman`s Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Summary: The number of overnight visitors to the Kingdom increased by 3 per cent during the first seven months of 2014, standing at 2,305,870 tourists, compared with 2,237,493 in the same period last year, Tourism Minister Nidal Katamine said Tuesday.
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