Definition of Inhalation anaesthetic
1. Noun. A gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled.
Specialized synonyms: Chloroform, Trichloromethane, Cyclopropane, Diethyl Ether, Divinyl Ether, Ether, Ethoxyethane, Ethyl Ether, Vinyl Ether, Halothane, Isoflurane, Laughing Gas, Nitrous Oxide
Generic synonyms: General Anaesthetic, General Anesthetic
Medical Definition of Inhalation anaesthetic
1. A gas or a liquid with sufficient vapor pressure to produce general anaesthesia when breathed. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Inhalation anaesthetic
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1. The Essentials of Materia Medica and Therapeutics for Nurses by John Ambrose Foote (1910)
"a prophylactic in preventing anginal pain. DOSE : ia tablets every 4 hours. ETHER. Sulphuric ether. inhalation anaesthetic; analgesic; antispasmodic. ..."
2. Hand-book of Modern Treatment and Medical Formulary: A Condensed and by William B.. Campbell (1914)
"To patients suffering from emphysema, advanced asthma, chronic bronchitis, and other respiratory affections in whom a general inhalation anaesthetic is ..."
3. Gynecology by Brooke Melancthon Anspach (1921)
"The inhalation anaesthetic may be administered in the patient's room ; or else in the apathetic state produced by the morphine and scopolamine, the patient, ..."
4. Organic Medicinal Chemicals (synthetic and Natural) by Marmaduke Barrowcliff, Francis Howard Carr (1920)
"Methylal is used as an inhalation anaesthetic ; also, mixed with oil or glycerin, as a local anaesthetic. It is said to be an antidote to strychnine. ..."
5. Abdominal operations v.2, 1915 by Berkeley Moynihan Moynihan (1915)
"... of a smaller quantity of inhalation anaesthetic. The post-operative rise of temperature with acceleration of the pulse and also the Fig. ii. ..."
6. Chemical Constitution and Physiological Action by Leopold Spiegel (1915)
"Ethyl bromide has found application as an inhalation anaesthetic, and, although bromoform is not sufficiently volatile for this purpose, ..."