thiopental

noun thio·pen·tal \ ˌthī-ō-ˈpen-ˌtal , -ˌtȯl \

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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Origin and Etymology of thiopental

thi- + pentobarbital


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thiopental

noun thio·pen·tal \ ˌthī-ō-ˈpen-ˌtal , -ˌtȯl \

medical Definition of thiopental

: a barbiturate used in the form of its sodium salt C11H17N2NaO2S especially as an intravenous anesthetic — see pentothal

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