|thiopental sodium (ˌθaɪəʊˈpɛntæl)|
|See also truth drug Also called: Sodium Pentothal a barbiturate drug used in medicine as an intravenous general anaesthetic. Formula: C11H17NaN2O2S|
thiopental sodium thi·o·pen·tal sodium (thī'ō-pěn'tāl', -tôl')
A yellowish-white hygroscopic powder injected intravenously as a general anesthetic and used in psychotherapy to induce a relaxed state.