pentobarbital sodium

World English Dictionary
pentobarbital sodium (ˌpɛntəˈbɑːbɪˌtəʊn)
 
n
US equivalent: sodium pentabarbital a barbiturate drug used in medicine as a sedative and hypnotic. Formula: C11H17N2O3Na

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

pentobarbital sodium pen·to·bar·bi·tal sodium (pěn'tə-bär'bĭ-tôl', -tāl')
n.
A white crystalline or powdery barbiturate used as a hypnotic, a sedative, and an anticonvulsive drug. Also called pentobarbitone.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature