pentobarbital sodium

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pen·to·bar·bi·tal sodium

 (pĕn′tə-bär′bĭ-tôl′, -tăl′)
n.
A barbiturate, C11H17N2O3Na, that takes effect relatively rapidly, used as a sedative, a hypnotic, and an anticonvulsive drug, and for euthanasia. Also called pentobarbitone.
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pentobarbital sodium

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pentobarbital

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pentobarbitone

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(Pharmacology) a barbiturate drug used in medicine as a sedative and hypnotic. Formula: C11H17N2O3Na. US equivalent: sodium pentabarbital
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Noun1.pentobarbital sodium - a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
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