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thiopental sodium

Definitions

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

  • n. A yellowish-white hygroscopic powder, C11H17N2O2SNa, injected intravenously as a general anesthetic and used in psychotherapy to induce a relaxed state.

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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

Etymologies

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

thio- + pent(obarbit)al sodium.

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