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(ˈpɛn təˌθɔl)
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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In the past whenever I called him in an emergency and related concomitant diseases the patient suffered from which might contraindicate administration of general anaesthesia, he would cut me short and ask: "Has the patient got good veins into which I can squirt sodium Pentothal to induce anaesthesia?" If my answer was in the affirmative, he would retort.
Soggetto a dinamiche editoriali che determinano la necessita di un equilibrio tra esemplarita episodica e intreccio, Pentothal si fonda su due fattori: l'unita minima della tavola (onde l'effetto di percezione lacerata della realta) e il principio della moltiplicazione tra la propria arte e i modelli di volta in volta convocati (tra i quali spicca Moebius).
Without the aid of sodium pentothal, the threat of torture, or possibly a traumatic brain injury, no, you will not.
Female mice at estrus were placed with male mice in the ratio of 2:1, checked copulatory plugs in the following morning after mating, determined as day 0.5 dpc, and then 0.5 dpc pseudopregnant female mice were anesthetized with 1% sodium pentothal. 2-cell IVF embryos were transferred into the oviducts of 0.5 dpc pseudopregnant female mice.
Pentothal sodium (0.5g Thiopental sodium) was purchased Ulagay Ilac Sanayi, Istanbul, Turkey.
These monsters should have been given sodium pentothal - more commonly known as the truth serum - instead of being allowed to continue the torment for the families of their victims.
Rats in the control group were treated similar to the pamidronate groups using sterile saline and they were humanely killed by pentothal overdose at 14th and 30* days.
This study demonstrates that the IV injection of rocuronium after IV pentothal produces significant limb withdrawal or generalised movement in most adult patients.
The rats were anesthetized with 40 mg/kg sodium pentothal. The head, thorax, and extremities were protected by lead, allowing exposure to radiation only in the abdomen.