Definition of thiopental
: a barbiturate C11H18N2O2S used in the form of its sodium salt especially as an intravenous anesthetic — compare pentothal
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All Sodium Pentothal — or its generic form, sodium thiopental — does is decrease your higher brain functions.
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Origin and Etymology of thiopental
thi- + pentobarbital
First Known Use: 1947
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