methohexital

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

noun Pharmacology.

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

Nearby words

  1. methodius,
  2. methodius, saint,
  3. methodize,
  4. methodological,
  5. methodology,
  6. methoprene,
  7. methotrexate,
  8. methought,
  9. methoxide,
  10. methoxsalen

Origin of methohexital


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