thiopental
noun Etymology: thi- + pentobarbital Date: 1947 a barbiturate C11H18N2O2S used in the form of its sodium salt especially as an intravenous anesthetic — compare Pentothal

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  • thiopental — thiopentone; n. a short acting barbiturate. It is given by intravenous injection to induce general anaesthesia. Possible complications of thiopental anaesthesia can include respiratory depression, laryngeal spasm, and thrombophlebitis. The drug… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thiopental — noun barbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly; induces a relaxed state when injected as a general anesthetic • Syn: ↑thiopental sodium, ↑thiopentobarbital sodium, ↑Pentothal •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thiopental — n. anesthetic drug used during surgery, barbiturate drug …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Thiopental sodique — Thiopental Thiopental Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

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