[kee-tuh-meen, -min] /ˈki təˌmin, -mɪn/
a synthetic nonbarbiturate general anesthetic, C 13 H 16 ClNO, used to induce anesthesia, alone or in combination, in surgical or diagnostic procedures of short duration; extensively used in veterinary medicine.
a drug, chemically related to PCP, that is used in medicine as a general anaesthetic, being administered by injection; cyclohexylamine
1966, from keto-, comb. form of ketone, + amine.
ketamine ke·ta·mine (kē’tə-mēn’)
A general anesthetic given intravenously or intramuscularly in the form of its hydrochloride that produces catatonia and profound analgesia with little relaxation of the skeletal muscles.
A general anesthetic given intravenously or intramuscularly in the form of its hydrochloride salt, used especially for minor surgical procedures in which skeletal muscle relaxation is not required.
[kee-slot] /ˈkiˌslɒt/ noun 1. a short, curved cut into a shaft for a . Compare (def 1).
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