from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for the drug thiopental sodium.
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- n. barbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly; induces a relaxed state when injected as a general anesthetic
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