Definition of Enflurane

1. Noun. A nonflammable liquid (trade name Ethrane) used as an inhalation general anesthetic.

Exact synonyms: Ethrane
Generic synonyms: Diethyl Ether, Divinyl Ether, Ether, Ethoxyethane, Ethyl Ether, Vinyl Ether
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Enflurane

1. Noun. (organic compound) 2-chloro-1,1,2,-trifluoroethyl-difluoromethyl ether, a halogenated ether and structural isomer of isoflurane commonly used for inhalational anesthesia during the 1970s and 1980s. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Enflurane

1. 2-chloro-1,1,2-trifluoroethyl difluoromethyl ether. An extremely stable inhalation anaesthetic that allows rapid adjustments of anaesthesia depth with little change in pulse or respiratory rate. Pharmacological action: anaesthetics, inhalation. Chemical name: Ethane, 2-chloro-1-(difluoromethoxy)-1,1,2-trifluoro- (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Enflurane

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1. Fluoride in Drinking Water: A Scientific Review of EPA's Standards by National Research Council (2006)
"Renal function and serum fluoride concentrations in patients with stable renal insufficiency after anesthesia with sevoflurane or enflurane. Anesth. Analg. ..."

2. Review Of Fluoride: Benefits And Risks. Report Of The Ad Hoc Subcommittee On by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"Since methoxyflurane is much more fat soluble than halothane or enflurane, it builds up stores in the body and is released much more slowly to the ..."

3. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"The profiles of acute effects produced by desflurane (1000-32000 ppm), enflurane (1000-12000 ppm) and isoflurane (1000-8000 ppm) were similar to one another ..."

4. NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"Prevent eye contact Wash skin NR Remove: NR Change NR [enflurane) Recommendations for respirator selection — maximum concentration for use (MUC) TBAL (See ..."

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