inhalation anesthetic

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Noun1.inhalation anesthetic - a gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled
chloroform, trichloromethane - a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic; "chloroform was the first inhalation anesthetic"
cyclopropane - a colorless flammable gas sometimes used as an inhalation anesthetic
diethyl ether, divinyl ether, ethoxyethane, ethyl ether, vinyl ether, ether - a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
general anaesthetic, general anesthetic - an anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
halothane - a nonflammable inhalation anesthetic that produces general anesthesia; used along with analgesics and muscle relaxants for many types of surgical procedures
isoflurane - a widely used inhalation anesthetic
laughing gas, nitrous oxide - inhalation anesthetic used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery
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Anesthesia protocol included a hypnotic (propofol, Diprivan[R]), a narcotic (fentanyl, Fentanyl Citrate[R]), a muscle relaxant (vecuronium bromide, Norcuron[R]) and an inhalation anesthetic (isoflurane, Forane[R]).
2,4) Isoflurane is an inhalation anesthetic agent that has been used to maintain anesthesia in ostriches.
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The first evidence for the lipid theory, says Harvard Medical School's Keith Miller, emerged at the turn of the century with the discovery that all inhalation anesthetic are lipid-soluble.
RxElite's inhalation anesthetic gas distribution business .
The strategic combination will give Piramal access to key intellectual property for the manufacture of inhalation anesthetics, including process-based intellectual property for both sevoflurane and desflurane, and will provide Piramal an immediate entry into the US market for sevoflurane, the largest selling inhalation anesthetic in the US.
We anticipate Minrad will post huge revenue and earnings gains as its generic inhalation anesthetic business blossoms and successes occur in the development of its conscious sedation and real-time imaging programs.