Definitions of ketamine

  1. a general anesthetic ( not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly for minor surgery and with geriatric or pediatric patients
  2. a 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.
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