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thi·o·pen·tal sodium(thī′ō-pĕn′tăl′, -tôl′)
A barbiturate, C11H17N2O2SNa, that takes effect rapidly, used to induce general anesthesia, as an anticonvulsant, and for euthanasia. Also called sodium thiopental.
(Pharmacology) a barbiturate drug used in medicine as an intravenous general anaesthetic. Formula: C11H17NaN2O2S. Also called: Sodium Pentothal See also truth drug
thi′o•pen′tal so′dium(ˈθaɪ əˈpɛn tl, -tæl, -tɔl, ˌθaɪ-) thī`-),
a barbiturate, C11H18N2NaO2S, used as an anesthetic.
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|Noun||1.||thiopental sodium - 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