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[pen-tuh-thawl] /ˈpɛn təˌθɔl/
Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of thiopental sodium. Unabridged
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Word Origin and History for Pentothal

trademark name of an anaesthetic and hypnotic, 1935, refashioning of Thiopental, from pento-, in reference to the methylbutyl five-carbon group + first two letters of thiobarbiturate + chemical product suffix -ol.

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Pentothal in Medicine

Pentothal Pen·to·thal (pěn'tə-thôl')

A trademark used for thiopental sodium.

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