[ pen-tuh-thawl ]
/ ˈpɛn təˌθɔl /

Pharmacology, Trademark.

a brand of thiopental sodium.

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Examples from the Web for pentothal

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

    The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
  • 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

Medicine definitions for pentothal


[ pĕntə-thôl′ ]

A trademark for the drug thiopental sodium.

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