meth·​o·​hex·​i·​tal ˌmeth-ə-ˈhek-sə-ˌtȯl How to pronounce methohexital (audio) -ˌtal How to pronounce methohexital (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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