Pentothal

Pentothal

[pen-tuh-thawl]
Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of thiopental sodium.
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Pentothal
trademark name of an anaesthetic and hypnotic, 1935, refashioning of Thiopental, from pento-, in ref. to the methylbutyl five-carbon group + first two letters of thiobarbiturate + chemical product suffix -ol.
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Pentothal Pen·to·thal (pěn'tə-thôl')

A trademark used for thiopental sodium.

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