[ nem-byuh-tawl, -tal ]
/ ˈnɛm byəˌtɔl, -ˌtæl /
a brand of pentobarbital.
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Example sentences from the Web for nembutal
But Lundbeck, the Danish maker of Nembutal, no longer sells the drug to U.S. prisons.
Context: The iconic screen siren said this to actor Peter Lawford before overdosing on Nembutal.Tupac’s ‘F*ck You’ to a Cop and the Best Last Words|Marlow Stern|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for nembutal
/ (ˈnɛmbjʊˌtɑːl) /
a trademark for pentobarbital sodium
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Medical definitions for nembutal
[ nĕm′byə-tôl′ ]
A trademark for the drug pentobarbital sodium.
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