methohexital

noun
meth·​o·​hex·​i·​tal | \ ˌmeth-ə-ˈhek-sə-ˌtȯl How to pronounce methohexital (audio) , -ˌtal How to pronounce methohexital (audio) \

Medical Definition of methohexital

: a barbiturate with a short period of action usually used in the form of its sodium salt C14H17N2NaO3 as an intravenous general anesthetic

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“Methohexital.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methohexital. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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