Amytal


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Amytal

(ˈæmɪˌtæl)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a barbiturate, a brand of amobarbital, used as a sedative and hypnotic
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Noun1.Amytal - the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturateAmytal - the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
amobarbital - a barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects; used to relieve insomnia and as an anticonvulsant
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Here, the racialized dimensions of her s/m narrative reflect her perceptive understanding of Slothrop's repressed sexual anxieties--recall his racially charged sodium amytal hallucination of chasing a mouth harp down the toilet, Slothrop relieved at having "shaken them off, left the last Negro touch back up there [.
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The Wada test, or intra-carotid amytal procedure (IAP), has been considered the gold standard for lateralising language.
Amytal, it was believed, worked because it chemically bypassed repression and made it easier for patients to access painful memories that might otherwise remain buried in their psyche.
The effect of sodium amytal on the formation and elicitation of conditioned reflexes.
Many of us in there would have given all (But we had nothing) for one small razor blade Or seventy grains of the comforting amytal.
And yes, it was suggested (in 1997) that I leave the clinic and rural population I had worked with when I refused to administer sodium amytal to help the clinic director communicate with more alters in several of the patients.