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[hal-uh-theyn] /ˈhæl əˌθeɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
a colorless liquid, C 2 HBrClF 3 , used as an inhalant for general anesthesia.
a colourless volatile slightly soluble liquid with an odour resembling that of chloroform; 2-bromo-2-chloro-1,1,1-trifluoroethane: a general anaesthetic. Formula: CF3CHBrCl

halothane hal·o·thane (hāl’ə-thān’)
A colorless, nonflammable liquid that is widely used as an inhalation anesthetic and that takes effect rapidly and can be rapidly counteracted.
A colorless nonflammable liquid, C2HBrClF3, used as an inhalant anesthetic.


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