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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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)



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