(= 2-bromo-2-chloro-1,1,1-trifluorethane)
Widely used volatile anaesthetic given by inhalation.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Halothane — Général Nom IUPAC (RS) 2 bromo 2 …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • halothane — [hal′ə thān΄] n. [ HALO + (E)TH(ER) + ANE] a nonexplosive liquid, CF3CHBrCl, whose vapor is inhaled to produce general anesthesia …   English World dictionary

  • halothane — /hal euh thayn /, n. Pharm. a colorless liquid, C2HBrClF3, used as an inhalant for general anesthesia. [1955 60; HALO + thane, as in fluothane] * * * ▪ drug also called  2 bromo 2 chloro 1,1,1 trifluoroethane , or  fluothane        nonflammable,… …   Universalium

  • halothane — fluorotanas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Vaistas. formulė CHBrClCF₃ atitikmenys: angl. halothane rus. фторотан ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 brom 2 chlor 1,1,1 trifluoretanas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • halothane — noun Etymology: halo + ethane Date: 1957 a potent inhalational anesthetic C2HBrClF3 that is nonexplosive and nonflammable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • halothane — noun The halogenated hydrocarbon 2 bromo 2 chloro 1,1,1 trifluoroethane that is used as an inhalational general anaesthetic …   Wiktionary

  • halothane — A widely used potent nonflammable and nonexplosive inhalation anesthetic, with rapid onset and reversal; side effect s include respiratory and cardiovascular depression, and sensitization to epinephrine induced arrhythmias. Often used in children …   Medical dictionary

  • halothane — n. chemical substance used as a general anesthetic …   English contemporary dictionary

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