- a brand of thiopental sodium.
Examples from the Web for pentothal
Historical Examples of pentothal
Another sorceress, aided it is true by pentothal, had months ago done the same to him.The Syndic
Because as it stands now—and the truth serum, and any other—Pentothal—how do you pronounce it, whatever it is.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Word Origin and History for pentothal
trademark name of an anaesthetic and hypnotic, 1935, refashioning of Thiopental, from pento-, in reference to the methylbutyl five-carbon group + first two letters of thiobarbiturate + chemical product suffix -ol.
- A trademark for the drug thiopental sodium.