propofol


propofol
An oil-in-water emulsion of 1,6-diisopropylphenol, a hypnotic with rapid onset and short duration of action; used intravenously for induction and maintenance of general anesthesia. SYN: 2,6-diisopropyl phenol.

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pro·po·fol 'prō-pō-.fōl n a sedating and hypnotic agent C12H18O administered in the form of an injectable emulsion to induce and maintain anesthesia or sedation

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pro·po·fol (proґpo-fol) [USP] a short-acting anesthetic and sedative used in induction and maintenance of general anesthesia and also for sedation, as during diagnostic procedures or in patients in intensive care units; administered intravenously.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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