Nembutal

Nembutal

[nem-byuh-tawl, -tal]
Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of pentobarbital.
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Nembutal (ˈnɛmbjʊˌtɑːl)
 
n
a trademark for pentobarbital sodium

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Nembutal
type of barbiturate, 1930, proprietary name of pentobarbitone sodium, formed from letters and syllables from N(a) "sodium" + full chemical name 5-ethyl-5-1-methylbutyl barbiturate.
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Nembutal Nem·bu·tal (něm'byə-tôl')

A trademark used for the sedative pentobarbital sodium.

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