flammable anesthetic

flam·ma·ble an·es·thet·ic

an inhalation anesthetic that supports combustion and forms explosive mixtures with oxidizing gases.
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As many as 600 operating room fires occur each year in the United States despite a decline in the use of flammable anesthetics. To ensure the safety of surgical procedures, a new study investigated the use of suction to prevent combustion.