HyperDic: pentothal

English > 1 sense of the word Pentothal:
NOUNartifactPentothal, thiopental, thiopental sodium, thiopentobarbital sodiumbarbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly
Pentothal > pronunciation
Soundspeh'ntahthaal
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English > Pentothal: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningbarbiturate 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.
Synonymsthiopental, thiopental sodium, thiopentobarbital sodium
Broaderbarbiturateorganic compound having powerful soporific effect
truth serum, truth drugAn intravenous anesthetic drug that has a hypnotic effect
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishpentotal, Pentothal
Catalanpentotal

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