Definition of Etomidate

1. Noun. (medicine) A short-acting intravenous anaesthetic, ''ethyl 3-[(1R)-1-phenylethyl]imidazole-4-carboxylate'' ¹



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Medical Definition of Etomidate

1. 1-(alpha-methylbenzyl)imidazol-5-carboxylic acid ethyl ester. Imidazole derivative anaesthetic and hypnotic with little effect on blood gases, ventilation, or the cardiovascular system. It has been proposed as an induction anaesthetic. Pharmacological action: anaesthetics, intravenous, sedatives, nonbarbiturate. Chemical name: 1H-Imidazole-5-carboxylic acid, 1-(1-phenylethyl)-, ethyl ester, (R)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Etomidate

etiotropic
etiquettal
etiquette
etiquettes
etiracetam
etizolam
etna
etnas
etodolac
etofamide
etofenprox
etoglucid
etoile
etoiles
etolin
etomidate (current term)
etomoxir
etonitazene
etoolin
etoperidone
etoposide
etoposides
etorphine
etouffee
etouffees
etourdi
etourdie
etoxeridine
etozolin
etranger

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