Pentothal


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Pen•to•thal

(ˈpɛn təˌθɔl)
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a brand of thiopental sodium.
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Noun1.Pentothal - barbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly; induces a relaxed state when injected as a general anesthetic
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
truth drug, truth serum - an intravenous anesthetic drug that has a hypnotic effect; induces relaxation and weakens inhibitions; is believed to induce people to talk freely
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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If you gave me [truth drug] Sodium Pentothal and asked me who I thought had the best chance to be the presidential candidate, I would say Marco Rubio.
The court noted that Florida's substitution of pentobarbital for sodium pentothal in its method of execution did not constitute a significant alteration to the method of execution in Florida so as to commence running of a new period of limitations on the death row inmate's claim challenging the method of execution in Florida.
I said, that's terrible but can we choose sodium pentothal to the lie detector.
Under general anesthesia drugs category, drugs such as propofol, midazolam & diazepam, fospropofol disodium, sodium pentothal, ketamine, methohexital sodium, pentobarbital, etomidate and fentanyl are studied.
439) The grounds were the recent substitution of nembutal for pentothal.
Hypnosis: A patient who was unresponsive to multiple medical treatments for CRPS was assessed using a sodium pentothal hypnosis interview.
He was secretary-manager at Pentothal, well known around Preston and the north.
Bronchoalveolar lavage cytology: The animals were anaesthetized 24 h after challenge with ovalbumin with an intraperitoneal injection of pentothal sodium (50 mg/kg).
Creep up on me with a syringe of sodium pentothal and a dictaphone after eight hours' slumber and William S Burroughs would come a very distant second, rather like the hapless Klute in that mid-1980s mis-match against So Careful.
Control of eclamptic convulsions by pentothal drip; a report of two cases.