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Primary anaesthetic

primary anaesthetic

The compound that contributes most to loss of sensation when a mixture of anaesthetics is administered.

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... who inhaled it, coined the term 'laughing gas'! Davy even noted the anaesthetic effects of the gas: "As nitrous oxide in its extensive operation ... However, despite this observation, for the next 40 years or so the primary use of N2O was for recreational enjoyment and public shows. So called ...

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by sachin
Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: N2O
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alcohol question

... alcohol is not completely understood. We do know that alcohol has some anaesthetic properties, and that may result from it's directly interfering ... acetylcholine. However, it is most likely acetaldehyde (or ethanal), a primary metabolite of ethanol, that causes most of the problems. Acetaldehyde ...

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by kiekyon
Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:06 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: alcohol question
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