HyperDic: ketamine

English > 1 sense of the word ketamine:
NOUNartifactketamine, ketamine hydrochloride, Ketalara general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly
English > ketamine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP.
Synonymsketamine hydrochloride, Ketalar
NarrowerK, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super Cstreet names for ketamine
Broaderclub drugA controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
general anesthetic, general anaestheticAn anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
Spanishketamina
Catalanketamina

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