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- n. sodium thiopental, a common anesthetic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trade-name of trimethylethylene, . It is prepared by the action of zinc chlorid on amyl alcohol or fusel-oil. It boils at 38° C. and has been used as an anesthetic. Also called amylene.
Abbreviated from thiopental. (Wiktionary)