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methohexital

[ meth-oh-hek-si-tal ]
/ ˌmɛθ oʊˈhɛk sɪˌtæl /
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noun Pharmacology.

a barbiturate anesthetic, used in its sodium form, C14H17N2NaO3, for induction of general anesthesia or for anesthesia of short duration.

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