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Pentothal

[ pen-tuh-thawl ]
/ ˈpɛn təˌθɔl /
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Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of thiopental sodium.
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How to use Pentothal in a sentence

  • 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
  • Another sorceress, aided it is true by pentothal, had months ago done the same to him.

    The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth

Medical definitions for Pentothal

Pentothal
[ pĕntə-thôl′ ]

A trademark for the drug thiopental sodium.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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