Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for amobarbital.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic

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Examples

  • Too late to find some little blue Amytal Sodium capsules or lipstick-red Seconals, the whole Valley of the Dolls playset.

    Fight Club

  • The “sodium Amytal interview” is a helpful adjunct to the neuropsychiatric evaluation 969.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • Only the certainty that he's been shot up yet again with that Sodium Amytal.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • The Sodium Amytal session nags at the linings of Tchitcherine's brain as if the hangover were his own.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • The needle slips without pain into the vein just outboard of the hollow in the crook of his elbow: 10% Sodium Amytal, one cc at a time, as needed.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Depressants (sedatives) are drugs that reduce tension and anxiety and include chloral hydrate, barbiturates (Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, phenobarbital), benzodiazepines (Librium, Valium), methaqualone

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • Depressants (sedatives) are drugs that reduce tension and anxiety and include chloral hydrate, barbiturates (Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, phenobarbital), benzodiazepines (Librium, Valium), methaqualone (Quaalude), glutethimide

    The 1994 CIA World Factbook

  • Full bottles of Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, et. al, are downed within seconds.

    Wonkette » top

  • Bond replaced Hastings: Howard Erb and Douglas Bond, “The Use of Sodium Amytal Narcosis in the Treatment of Emotional Disturbances of Combat Crews,” October 1944, 520.7421 AFHRA; Bond, Love and Fear, 116.

    Masters of the Air

  • “Intracarotid Sodium Amytal Testing on Normal, Chronic Adult Stutterers,” JSHD, 37 1971, 561.

    Knotted Tongues

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